Aquifoliaceae Ilex vomitoria Ait.


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 38

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Scientific name: Ilex vomitoria Ait.
USDA symbol: ILVO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yaupon
Family: Aquifoliaceae
Family (APG): Aquifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken as an emetic.

RECRD: 87702 id: 17732