Caprifoliaceae Sambucus nigra L.

European Black Elder

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 33

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Scientific name: Sambucus nigra L.
USDA symbol: SANIN2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: European Black Elder
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Salve used for skin eruptions and infusion taken as tonic for boils.

RECRD: 94702 id: 36486