Rutaceae Ruta graveolens L.

Common Rue

Cherokee - Drug, Anthelmintic

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 53

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Scientific name: Ruta graveolens L.
USDA symbol: RUGR3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Rue
Family: Rutaceae
Family (APG): Rutaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Anthelmintic
Notes: Decoction of top or leaves boiled into a syrup and taken for worms.

RECRD: 94282 id: 35528