Salicaceae Salix alba L.

White Willow

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 61

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Scientific name: Salix alba L.
USDA symbol: SAAL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Willow
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction or infusion of bark used as a wash to make the hair grow.

RECRD: 94307 id: 35631