Cook, Will. “Common Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana).” Carolina Nature. Carolinanature.com, 2009. Web. 19 Feb. 2016.
|Scientific Name||Diospyros virginiana|
|Common Names||Common Persimmon|
|Medicinal or Edible Section||Fruit, Oil, Bark|
|Medicinal and Edible Uses||Fruit- edible when raw, cooked or dried, used in pies, cakes, breads, puddings, when boiled, used to treat intestines; Oil- used like peanut oil; Bark- mixture of inner bark constricts skin pores, helps with healing processes|
|Used to treat||Diarrhea, Hemorrhoids, Mouth, Skin, Stomach|
Sandy Hook Herbarium can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.
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