Ranunculaceae Actaea racemosa var. racemosa

Black Bugbane

Cherokee - Drug, Antirheumatic (Internal)

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: Antirheumatic (Internal)
Notes: Infusion of root 'in spirits' used for rheumatic pains.

RECRD: 84078 id: 1421