Hydrangeaceae Hydrangea cinerea Small

Ashy Hydrangea

Cherokee - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 25

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Scientific name: Hydrangea cinerea Small
USDA symbol: HYCI3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Ashy Hydrangea
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Family (APG): Hydrangeaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Infusion of roots taken as an emetic by women during menses.

RECRD: 87556 id: 17499