Oleaceae Fraxinus sp.


Algonquin, Quebec - Drug, Ear Medicine

Use documented by:
Black, Meredith Jean, 1980, Algonquin Ethnobotany: An Interpretation of Aboriginal Adaptation in South Western Quebec, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series Number 65, page 218

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Scientific name: Fraxinus sp.
Common names: Ash
Family: Oleaceae
Family (APG): Oleaceae
Native American Tribe: Algonquin, Quebec
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ear Medicine
Notes: Sap used for earaches. Medicine was made by placing the end of a fresh log or branch in a fire. The sap was collected as it appeared from the opposite end.

RECRD: 11142 id: 15316