Fabaceae Desmodium nudiflorum (L.) DC.

Nakedflower Ticktrefoil

Cherokee - Drug, Analgesic

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 59

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Scientific name: Desmodium nudiflorum (L.) DC.
USDA symbol: DENU4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nakedflower Ticktrefoil
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Infusion of root used as a wash for cramps.

RECRD: 85056 id: 12426