Fabaceae Cercis canadensis L.

Eastern Redbud

Alabama - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Swanton, John R, 1928, Religious Beliefs and Medical Practices of the Creek Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #42:473-672, page 665

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Scientific name: Cercis canadensis L.
USDA symbol: CECAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Redbud
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Alabama
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Infusion of root and inner bark taken for congestion.

RECRD: 83717 id: 8859