Gentianaceae Frasera caroliniensis Walt.

American Columbo

Cherokee - Drug, Antidiarrheal

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: Frasera caroliniensis Walt.
USDA symbol: FRCA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Columbo
Family: Gentianaceae
Family (APG): Gentianaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Root used as tonic and taken for dysentery.

RECRD: 95784 id: 15149