Rhamnaceae Frangula caroliniana (Walt.) Gray

Carolina Buckthorn

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 25, 78

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Scientific name: Frangula caroliniana (Walt.) Gray
USDA symbol: FRCA13 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Carolina Buckthorn
Family: Rhamnaceae
Family (APG): Rhamnaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Decoction of bark taken as an emetic.

RECRD: 93370 id: 15080