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Vicia caroliniana

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Fabaceae
Tribe  Fabeae
Rank  Species
Order  Fabales
Subfamily  Faboideae
Genus  Vicia
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Similar  Vicia menziesii, Vicia hassei, Orbexilum pedunculatum, Vicia pyrenaica, Vicia articulata

Vicia caroliniana (common name Carolina vetch, or Carolina wood vetch), is a plant found in North America.

Uses

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The Cherokee use this plant for a variety of medicinal purposes. It is used for back pains, local pains, to toughen muscles, for muscular cramps, twitching and is rubbed on stomach cramps. They also use a compound for rheumatism, for an affliction called "blacks", and it is taken for wind before a ball game. An infusion is used for muscle pain, in that it is rubbed on scratches made over the location of the pain. An infusion is also taken as a emetic. It is also used internally with Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium ssp. obtusifolium for rheumatism.

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References

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