Meliaceae Melia azedarach L.


Cherokee - Drug, Dermatological 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 29

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Scientific name: Melia azedarach L.
USDA symbol: MEAZ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Chinaberrytree
Family: Meliaceae
Family (APG): Meliaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Used for 'scald head,' ringworm and 'tetterworm.'

RECRD: 89519 id: 22543