Asteraceae Cichorium intybus L.


Cherokee - Drug, Tonic

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 29

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Scientific name: Cichorium intybus L.
USDA symbol: CIIN (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Chicory
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Infusion of root used as a tonic for nerves.

RECRD: 84037 id: 9831