Ranunculaceae Consolida ajacis (L.) Schur

Doubtful Knight's Spur

Cherokee - Drug, Heart Medicine

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 42

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Scientific name: Consolida ajacis (L.) Schur
USDA symbol: COAJ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Doubtful Knight's Spur
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Heart Medicine
Notes: Infusion taken 'for heart' and root 'makes cows drunk and kills them.'

RECRD: 85025 id: 10588