Boraginaceae Cynoglossum virginianum L.

Wild Comfrey

Cherokee - Drug, Urinary Aid

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 30

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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: Urinary Aid
Notes: Root syrup taken for milky urine and compound decoction used for bad memory.

RECRD: 84828 id: 11866