Aquifoliaceae Ilex cassine L.


Cherokee - Drug, Diaphoretic

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 l2, 62

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Scientific name: Ilex cassine L.
USDA symbol: ILCAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Dahoon
Family: Aquifoliaceae
Family (APG): Aquifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diaphoretic
Notes: Infusion, 'black drink,' caused sweating to purify physically and morally.

RECRD: 87701 id: 17702