Ericaceae Rhododendron maximum L.

Great Laurel

Cherokee - Drug, Other

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 49

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Scientific name: Rhododendron maximum L.
USDA symbol: RHMA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Great Laurel
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Other
Notes: Decoction of leaves rubbed into scratches made on legs as preliminary treatment.

RECRD: 93437 id: 32863