Brassicaceae Barbarea vulgaris Ait. f.

Garden Yellowrocket

Cherokee - Drug, Blood Medicine

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 31

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Scientific name: Barbarea vulgaris Ait. f.
USDA symbol: BAVU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Garden Yellowrocket
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Cooked salad eaten to purify blood.

RECRD: 83029 id: 7017