Smilacaceae Smilax rotundifolia L.

Roundleaf Greenbrier

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 37

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Scientific name: Smilax rotundifolia L.
USDA symbol: SMRO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Roundleaf Greenbrier
Family: Smilacaceae
Family (APG): Smilacaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Powdered and beaten leaves put on 'galled places' and wilted leaves put on boils.

RECRD: 95418 id: 38226