Pinaceae Tsuga caroliniana Engelm.

Carolina Hemlock

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 38

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Scientific name: Tsuga caroliniana Engelm.
USDA symbol: TSCA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Carolina Hemlock
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Compound decoction used to aid in expelling afterbirth.

RECRD: 96477 id: 40922