Aristolochiaceae Asarum sp.

Wild Ginger

Cherokee - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Witthoft, John, 1947, An Early Cherokee Ethnobotanical Note, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 37(3):73-75, page 74

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Scientific name: Asarum sp.
Common names: Wild Ginger
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Family (APG): Aristolochiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of fresh leaves applied to wounds.

RECRD: 82566 id: 6069