Saxifragaceae Tiarella cordifolia L.

Heartleaf Foamflower

Cherokee - Drug, Oral 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 34

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Scientific name: Tiarella cordifolia L.
USDA symbol: TICOC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Heartleaf Foamflower
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Infusion held in mouth to 'remove white coat from tongue.'

RECRD: 96220 id: 40302