Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Cherokee - Drug, Diuretic

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 28

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Scientific name: Acorus calamus L.
USDA symbol: ACAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Calamus
Family: Acoraceae
Family (APG): Acoraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Used as a diuretic.

RECRD: 80431 id: 1192