Menispermaceae Menispermum canadense L.

Common Moonseed

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 54

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Scientific name: Menispermum canadense L.
USDA symbol: MECA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Moonseed
Family: Menispermaceae
Family (APG): Menispermaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Root used for skin diseases.

RECRD: 89533 id: 22577