Asteraceae Prenanthes serpentaria Pursh


Cherokee - Drug, Analgesic

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 35

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Scientific name: Prenanthes serpentaria Pursh
USDA symbol: PRSE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cankerweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Roots used in stomachache medicine.

RECRD: 92332 id: 29879