Ericaceae Leucothoe axillaris (Lam.) D. Don

Coastal Doghobble

Cherokee - Drug, Antirheumatic (Internal)

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 32

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Scientific name: Leucothoe axillaris (Lam.) D. Don
USDA symbol: LEAX (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Coastal Doghobble
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (Internal)
Notes: Compound decoction of leaf used for rheumatism.

RECRD: 88646 id: 20002