“NPIN: Native Plant Database.” Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. The University of Texas at Austin, 2016. Web. 05 Feb. 2016.
|Scientific Name||Celastrus scandens|
|Common Names||American Bittersweet, Climbing Bittersweet|
|Medicinal or Edible Section||Stem, Bark, Root|
|Medicinal and Edible Uses||Stem- edible; Bark- edible; Root- diuretic, folk remedy for chronic liver and skin ailments, heals sores|
|Used to treat||Cancer, Fever, Gynecology, Kidney/Diuretics, Skin, Stomach|
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