Berberidaceae Berberis canadensis P. Mill.

American Barberry

Cherokee - Drug, Antidiarrheal

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 48

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Scientific name: Berberis canadensis P. Mill.
USDA symbol: BECA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Barberry
Family: Berberidaceae
Family (APG): Berberidaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Infusion of scraped bark taken for diarrhea.

RECRD: 83046 id: 7034