Asteraceae Solidago odora Ait.

Anisescented Goldenrod

Cherokee - Drug, Sedative

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 36

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Scientific name: Solidago odora Ait.
USDA symbol: SOODO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Anisescented Goldenrod
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sedative
Notes: Infusion taken for 'nerves' and infusion of root held in mouth for neuralgia.

RECRD: 95543 id: 38450