Caprifoliaceae Triosteum perfoliatum L.


Cherokee - Drug, Orthopedic 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 39

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Scientific name: Triosteum perfoliatum L.
USDA symbol: TRPE5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Feverwort
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Infusion used for soaking sore feet and ooze used as a wash for leg swelling.

RECRD: 96399 id: 40750