Brassicaceae Sisymbrium officinale (L.) Scop.


Cherokee - Drug, Pulmonary 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 46

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Scientific name: Sisymbrium officinale (L.) Scop.
USDA symbol: SIOF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hedgemustard
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Used as a poultice for croup.

RECRD: 95256 id: 38092