Fabaceae Gleditsia triacanthos L.


Meskwaki - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 228229

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Scientific name: Gleditsia triacanthos L.
USDA symbol: GLTR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Honeylocust
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Decoction of bark taken by patient to help regain flesh and strength.

RECRD: 86778 id: 16013