Smilacaceae Smilax glauca Walt.

Cat Greenbrier

Cherokee - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 8

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Scientific name: Smilax glauca Walt.
USDA symbol: SMGL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cat Greenbrier
Family: Smilacaceae
Family (APG): Smilacaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of roots taken to cause discharge of the afterbirth.

RECRD: 95381 id: 38180