Magnoliaceae Magnolia macrophylla Michx.

Bigleaf Magnolia

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 44

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Scientific name: Magnolia macrophylla Michx.
USDA symbol: MAMA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bigleaf Magnolia
Family: Magnoliaceae
Family (APG): Magnoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Used in steambath for 'indigestion or biliousness with swelling abdomen.'

RECRD: 89385 id: 21812