Hippocastanaceae Aesculus glabra Willd.

Ohio Buckeye

Delaware - Drug, Ear Medicine

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 30

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Scientific name: Aesculus glabra Willd.
USDA symbol: AEGLG (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Ohio Buckeye
Family: Hippocastanaceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ear Medicine
Notes: Infusion of ground nuts mixed with sweet oil or mutton tallow and applied for earache.

RECRD: 42641 id: 1633