Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia ipecacuanhae L.

American Ipecac

Cherokee - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

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 40

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Scientific name: Euphorbia ipecacuanhae L.
USDA symbol: EUIP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Ipecac
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: 'Stops violent hemorrhaging from lungs and womb when given in small doses.'

RECRD: 86161 id: 14605