Rosaceae Prunus cerasus L.

Sour Cherry

Cherokee - Drug, Febrifuge

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 28, 29

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Scientific name: Prunus cerasus L.
USDA symbol: PRCE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sour Cherry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Infusion or decoction of bark used for fevers, including the 'great chill.'

RECRD: 92431 id: 30320