Violaceae Viola sororia Willd.

Common Blue Violet

Cherokee - Drug, Dermatological 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 60

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Scientific name: Viola sororia Willd.
USDA symbol: VISO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Blue Violet
Family: Violaceae
Family (APG): Violaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of crushed root applied to boils.

RECRD: 97255 id: 43309