Rosaceae Malus pumila P. Mill.

Cultivated Apple

Cherokee - Drug, Hemorrhoid Remedy

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 23

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Scientific name: Malus pumila P. Mill.
USDA symbol: MAPU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cultivated Apple
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemorrhoid Remedy
Notes: Infusion of bark taken for gallstones and 'piles.'

RECRD: 93020 id: 22297