Fabaceae Gleditsia triacanthos L.


Rappahannock - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 31

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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: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Infusion of roots and bark used as a cough medicine.

RECRD: 86780 id: 16015