Asteraceae Packera aurea (L.) A.& D. L”ve

Golden Ragwort

Cherokee - Drug, Gynecological 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 52

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Scientific name: Packera aurea (L.) A.& D. L”ve
USDA symbol: PAAU3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Golden Ragwort
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion taken to prevent pregnancy.

RECRD: 95092 id: 25280