Bignoniaceae Bignonia capreolata L.


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: Bignonia capreolata L.
USDA symbol: BICA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Crossvine
Family: Bignoniaceae
Family (APG): Bignoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Infusion of leaf taken to purify blood.

RECRD: 83159 id: 7359