Rhamnaceae Berchemia scandens (Hill) K. Koch

Alabama Supplejack

Koasati - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 40

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Scientific name: Berchemia scandens (Hill) K. Koch
USDA symbol: BESC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Alabama Supplejack
Family: Rhamnaceae
Family (APG): Rhamnaceae
Native American Tribe: Koasati
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Cold infusion of burned stems taken as a cough medicine.

RECRD: 83091 id: 7050