Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia macrophylla Lam.


Cherokee - Drug, Urinary 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: Urinary Aid
Notes: Compound infusion of 'stalk chips' taken for 'yellowish urine.'

RECRD: 81924 id: 4870