Aquifoliaceae Ilex vomitoria Ait.


Cherokee - Drug, Hallucinogen

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 12, 62

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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: Hallucinogen
Notes: Used to 'evoke ecstasies.'

RECRD: 87704 id: 17733