Ranunculaceae Actaea racemosa var. racemosa

Black Bugbane

Cherokee - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

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 30

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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: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Infusion taken for colds, coughs, 'consumption' and constipation.

RECRD: 84090 id: 1433