Menispermaceae Cocculus carolinus (L.) DC.

Carolina Coralbead

Houma - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1941, A List of Plant Curatives Obtained From the Houma Indians of Louisiana, Primitive Man 14:49-75, page 63

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Scientific name: Cocculus carolinus (L.) DC.
USDA symbol: COCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Carolina Coralbead
Family: Menispermaceae
Family (APG): Menispermaceae
Native American Tribe: Houma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Root used to make a drink taken as a blood clarifier.

RECRD: 84262 id: 10423