Saururaceae Saururus cernuus L.

Lizards Tail

Cherokee - Drug, Poultice

Use documented by:
Witthoft, John, 1947, An Early Cherokee Ethnobotanical Note, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 37(3):73-75, page 74

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Scientific name: Saururus cernuus L.
USDA symbol: SACE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lizards Tail
Family: Saururaceae
Family (APG): Saururaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poultice
Notes: Roasted and mashed roots used as poultices.

RECRD: 94980 id: 37315