Ranunculaceae Actaea racemosa var. racemosa

Black Bugbane

Cherokee - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Witthoft, John, 1947, An Early Cherokee Ethnobotanical Note, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 37(3):73-75, page 73, 74

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Scientific name: Actaea racemosa var. racemosa
Common names: Black Bugbane
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Infusion of root 'in spirits' used for rheumatic pains.

RECRD: 84076 id: 1419