Solanaceae Solanum carolinense L.

Carolina Horsenettle

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 46

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Scientific name: Solanum carolinense L.
USDA symbol: SOCAC4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Carolina Horsenettle
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Used 'for ulcers and proud flesh' and wilted plant used on poison ivy.

RECRD: 95431 id: 38244