Liliaceae Trillium erectum L.

Red Trillium

Cherokee - Drug, Gynecological 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 59

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Scientific name: Trillium erectum L.
USDA symbol: TRER3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Trillium
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion used for profuse menstruation, hemorrhages and the change of life.

RECRD: 96359 id: 40699