Fabaceae Senna marilandica (L.) Link

Maryland Wild Sensitive Plant

Cherokee - Drug, Pediatric 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 54

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Scientific name: Senna marilandica (L.) Link
USDA symbol: SEMA11 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Maryland Wild Sensitive Plant
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Infusion given to children as a purgative and for fever.

RECRD: 83499 id: 37717