Thymelaeaceae Dirca palustris L.

Eastern Leatherwood

Iroquois - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 388

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Scientific name: Dirca palustris L.
USDA symbol: DIPA9 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Leatherwood
Family: Thymelaeaceae
Family (APG): Thymelaeaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Compound decoction of roots taken as a blood medicine or tonic.

RECRD: 85130 id: 12612