Araliaceae Panax trifolius L.

Dwarf Ginseng

Cherokee - Drug, Tuberculosis 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 36

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Scientific name: Panax trifolius L.
USDA symbol: PATR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Dwarf Ginseng
Family: Araliaceae
Family (APG): Araliaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Infusion used for tuberculosis and 'scrofulous sores.'

RECRD: 90822 id: 25436