Ranunculaceae Hydrastis canadensis L.


Cherokee - Drug, Dermatological 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 36

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Scientific name: Hydrastis canadensis L.
USDA symbol: HYCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Goldenseal
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Used as a tonic and wash for local inflammations.

RECRD: 87567 id: 17503