Apiaceae Sanicula smallii Bickn.

Small's Blacksnakeroot

Cherokee - Drug, Orthopedic 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 55

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Scientific name: Sanicula smallii Bickn.
USDA symbol: SASM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Small's Blacksnakeroot
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Used as a liniment and infusion taken for colic.

RECRD: 94871 id: 37098