Fagaceae Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.

American Beech

Iroquois - Drug, Burn Dressing

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 302

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Scientific name: Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.
USDA symbol: FAGR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Beech
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Compound decoction of leaves applied as poultice to burns or scalds.

RECRD: 86243 id: 14669