Boraginaceae Cynoglossum virginianum L.

Wild Comfrey

Cherokee - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 52

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Scientific name: Cynoglossum virginianum L.
USDA symbol: CYVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wild Comfrey
Family: Boraginaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction of roots used as a bath and taken for itching genitals.

RECRD: 84826 id: 11864