Rosaceae Rubus flagellaris Willd.

Northern Dewberry

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 25, 26

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Scientific name: Rubus flagellaris Willd.
USDA symbol: RUFL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Dewberry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Compound, astringent and tonic infusion of root used as a wash for piles.

RECRD: 93896 id: 34412