Fagaceae Castanea pumila (L.) P. Mill.

Allegheny Chinkapin

Cherokee - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 16

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Scientific name: Castanea pumila (L.) P. Mill.
USDA symbol: CAPUP3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Allegheny Chinkapin
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Infusion of dried leaves used as a wash for fevers, chills and cold sweats.

RECRD: 83525 id: 8444