Poaceae Coix lacryma-jobi L.

Job's Tears

Cherokee - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 41

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Scientific name: Coix lacryma-jobi L.
USDA symbol: COLA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Job's Tears
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Seeds strung around baby's neck for teething.

RECRD: 84276 id: 10438