Hippocastanaceae Aesculus hippocastanum L.

Horse Chestnut

Iroquois - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 379

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Scientific name: Aesculus hippocastanum L.
USDA symbol: AEHI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Horse Chestnut
Family: Hippocastanaceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Compound of powdered roots used for chest pains.

RECRD: 80684 id: 1640