Betulaceae Corylus americana Walt.

American Hazelnut

Iroquois - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Waugh, F. W., 1916, Iroquis Foods and Food Preparation, Ottawa. Canada Department of Mines, page 123

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Scientific name: Corylus americana Walt.
USDA symbol: COAM3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Hazelnut
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Nut meat oil formerly used for the hair, either alone or mixed with bear grease.

RECRD: 7752 id: 11196