Hamamelidaceae Hamamelis virginiana L.
Iroquois - Drug, Gynecological Aid
Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 347
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Scientific name: Hamamelis virginiana L.
USDA symbol: HAVI4 (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Witchhazel
Family (APG): Hamamelidaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of shoots taken by a pregnant woman who has fallen or been hurt.
RECRD: 87082 id: 16428