Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia macrophylla Lam.


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 32

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Scientific name: Aristolochia macrophylla Lam.
USDA symbol: ARMA7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pipevine
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Family (APG): Aristolochiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction of root applied externally for 'swelling of feet and legs.'

RECRD: 81923 id: 4869