Pinaceae Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir.

Fraser's Fir

Cherokee - Drug, Laxative

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 34

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Scientific name: Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir.
USDA symbol: ABFR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fraser's Fir
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Taken 'to loosen bowels and cleanse and heal internal ulcers.'

RECRD: 80059 id: 134