cherokee medicinal plant chart
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Black Cohosh (Cimcifuga racemosa_ - rheumatism, andodyne, emmenagogue,backache.
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) - coughs, fungal infections, antiseptic.
Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) - nervine, parturient, andodyne, rheumatism.
Butternut bark (Juglans cineria) - laxative, liver tonic.
Collinsonia (Collinsonia canadensis) - swollen breasts, sore throat.
Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) - adaptogen, bitter tonic, nervous problems.
Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) - stomachic, bitter tonic, antiseptic.
Lobelia (Lobelia) - inflataemetic, antispasmodic-palsy, expectorant.
Mayapple (Podophyllin peltatum) - laxative, cathartic.
Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) - liver pain, earache, nervine.
Pink Root (Spigelia marilandica) - vermifuge.
Pleurisy Root (Asclepias tuberosa) -expectorant, heart trouble, bronchitis, pleurisy.
Poke Root (Phytolacca americana) - rheumatism, skin conditions, as poultice for swollen breasts.
Prickly Ash (Xanthoxyllum spp.) - arthritis, joint pain.
Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) - skin problems, rheumatism, eyewash,carminative, gout.
Slippery Elm (Ulmus fulva) - bulk laxative, diarrhea, sore throat, heartburn.
Tobacco (Nicotiana rustica) - antiseptic, expectorant, emetic, antispasmodic,tetanus, snake bite.
Wild Indigo (Baptisia tinctora) -emetic, purgative, as poultice for inflammation and gangrene.
Wild Yam (Dioscorea villosa) - heart pain, intestinal pain, menstrual pain.
Witch Hazel (Hammamelis virginiana) - sore throat, bath sores, bruises, rheumatism,tuberculosis.
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Names of the Cherokee moons Names and meanings of the months in the Cherokee language.
Little Carpenter, Peace Chief of the Cherokee, 1699-1797
According to his son, Turtle At Home, his father was originally a Mishwakihha, one of the divisions of the Nipissing Indians, and had been captured as an infant and adopted by the Cherokees.
Tsi'yu-gunsini - Dragging Canoe, Chickamaugas Chief Tsi'yu-gunsini was a war leader who led a dissident band of young Cherokees against the United States in the American Revolutionary War. Dragging Canoe is considered by many to be the most significant leader of the Southeast, and provided a significant role model for the younger Tecumseh, who was a member of a band of Shawnee living with the Chickamaugas and taking part in their wars.
The Raven Mocker is the most dreaded of Cherokee witches A Raven Mocker can be of either sex, and there is no real way to know one. They usually look old and withered, because they have added so many lives to their own.
Shadow of the Eagle A Cherokee poem.
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