Santalaceae Pyrularia pubera Michx.

Buffalo Nut

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 27

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Scientific name: Pyrularia pubera Michx.
USDA symbol: PYPU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Buffalo Nut
Family: Santalaceae
Family (APG): Santalaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Used as a salve for 'old sores.'

RECRD: 92970 id: 31819