Rubiaceae Cephalanthus occidentalis L.

Common Buttonbush

Seminole - Drug, Antiemetic

Use documented by:
Sturtevant, William, 1954, The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices, Yale University, PhD Thesis, page 189

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Scientific name: Cephalanthus occidentalis L.
USDA symbol: CEOC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Buttonbush
Family: Rubiaceae
Family (APG): Rubiaceae
Native American Tribe: Seminole
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antiemetic
Notes: Decoction of roots or berries used for horse sickness: nausea, constipation and blocked urination.

RECRD: 61702 id: 8840