Asteraceae Bidens bipinnata L.


Cherokee - Drug, Throat 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 57

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Scientific name: Bidens bipinnata L.
USDA symbol: BIBI7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spanish-needles
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Leaves chewed for sore throat.

RECRD: 83158 id: 7340