Hippocastanaceae Aesculus glabra Willd.

Ohio Buckeye

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 25, 74

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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, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Pulverized nuts used as fish poison called 'fish peyote,' made the fish dizzy.

RECRD: 80682 id: 1636