Calycanthaceae Calycanthus floridus L.

Eastern Sweetshrub

Cherokee - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Witthoft, John, 1947, An Early Cherokee Ethnobotanical Note, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 37(3):73-75, page 74

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Scientific name: Calycanthus floridus L.
USDA symbol: CAFLF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Sweetshrub
Family: Calycanthaceae
Family (APG): Calycanthaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Roots used as very strong emetics.

RECRD: 83318 id: 7813