Crassulaceae Sempervivum tectorum L.

Common Houseleek

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 42

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Scientific name: Sempervivum tectorum L.
USDA symbol: SETE5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Houseleek
Family: Crassulaceae
Family (APG): Crassulaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of wilted plant applied to remove corns.

RECRD: 95090 id: 37653