Linaceae Linum usitatissimum L.

Common Flax

Cherokee - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 34

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Scientific name: Linum usitatissimum L.
USDA symbol: LIUS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Flax
Family: Linaceae
Family (APG): Linaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Decoction of plant poured over patient for fevers.

RECRD: 88797 id: 20445