Berberidaceae Jeffersonia diphylla (L.) Pers.


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 59

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Scientific name: Jeffersonia diphylla (L.) Pers.
USDA symbol: JEDI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Twinleaf
Family: Berberidaceae
Family (APG): Berberidaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice used for sores, ulcers and inflamed parts.

RECRD: 87926 id: 18162