Rosaceae Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus (Michx.) Focke

Grayleaf Red Raspberry

Cherokee - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 30

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Scientific name: Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus (Michx.) Focke
USDA symbol: RUIDS2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Grayleaf Red Raspberry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of roots taken as an emetic and cathartic by women during menses.

RECRD: 93929 id: 34516