Caprifoliaceae Sambucus nigra L.

European Black Elder

Cherokee - Drug, Diaphoretic

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: Diaphoretic
Notes: Infusion of flowers taken to 'sweat out fever.'

RECRD: 94703 id: 36487