Here are the 12 most used plants by the Cherokee that can treat almost every illness of health condition:
One of the longest known remedies for an upset stomach is the blackberry. However, it can be used for various other health issues. A tea made from the root of the blackberry will reduce joint swelling, and with the addition of maple syrup or honey, you will get an excellent cough syrup. You can even use the leaves – chewing them will soothe bleeding gums.
The blackberry is rich in vitamins like vitamin A, B6, C, E and K. It also contains potassium, zinc, calcium, magnesium, iron and phosphorous. Let’s not forget to mention that the delicious berries are also abundant in niacin, riboflavin, folate and thiamin.