Berberidaceae Diphylleia cymosa Michx.

American Umbrellaleaf

Cherokee - Drug, Disinfectant

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, 60

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Scientific name: Diphylleia cymosa Michx.
USDA symbol: DICY2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Umbrellaleaf
Family: Berberidaceae
Family (APG): Berberidaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Used as an antiseptic.

RECRD: 85107 id: 12577