Ranunculaceae Xanthorhiza simplicissima Marsh.


Cherokee - Drug, Hemorrhoid Remedy

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 62

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Scientific name: Xanthorhiza simplicissima Marsh.
USDA symbol: XASI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellowroot
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemorrhoid Remedy
Notes: Infusion of root used for piles.

RECRD: 97454 id: 43691