Boraginaceae Symphytum officinale L.

Common Comfrey

Cherokee - Drug, Antidiarrheal

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 30

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Scientific name: Symphytum officinale L.
USDA symbol: SYOF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Comfrey
Family: Boraginaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Taken for 'flux' or dysentery.

RECRD: 95844 id: 39218