Ranunculaceae Ranunculus abortivus L.

Littleleaf Buttercup

Cherokee - Drug, Sedative

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 31

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Scientific name: Ranunculus abortivus L.
USDA symbol: RAAB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Littleleaf Buttercup
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sedative
Notes: Juice used as sedative.

RECRD: 93257 id: 32629