Pedaliaceae Sesamum orientale L.


Cherokee - Drug, Cathartic

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 25

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Scientific name: Sesamum orientale L.
USDA symbol: SEOR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sesame
Family: Pedaliaceae
Family (APG): Martyniaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Oil of seed used as a cathartic.

RECRD: 95139 id: 37760