Apiaceae Foeniculum vulgare P. Mill.

Sweet Fennel

Cherokee - Drug, Gynecological 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 33

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Scientific name: Foeniculum vulgare P. Mill.
USDA symbol: FOVU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sweet Fennel
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Used as a tonic and given to women in labor.

RECRD: 86268 id: 14772