Rosaceae Aruncus dioicus (Walt.) Fern.

Bride's Feathers

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 36

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Scientific name: Aruncus dioicus (Walt.) Fern.
USDA symbol: ARDID2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bride's Feathers
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of root used to prevent excessive bleeding at childbirth.

RECRD: 82431 id: 5868