Fabaceae Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene


Cherokee - Drug, Sports 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 54

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Scientific name: Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene
USDA symbol: CHFAF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sleepingplant
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sports Medicine
Notes: Root medicine used to keep ball players from tiring.

RECRD: 83480 id: 9061