Alismataceae Alisma subcordatum Raf.

American Water Plantain

Cherokee - Drug, Gastrointestinal 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 61

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Scientific name: Alisma subcordatum Raf.
USDA symbol: ALSU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Water Plantain
Family: Alismataceae
Family (APG): Alismataceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Root used for bowel complaints, sores, wounds and bruises.

RECRD: 80796 id: 2011