Hamamelidaceae Hamamelis virginiana L.

American Witchhazel

Menominee - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 37

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Scientific name: Hamamelis virginiana L.
USDA symbol: HAVI4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Witchhazel
Family: Hamamelidaceae
Family (APG): Hamamelidaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Infusion of twigs used to 'cure a lame back.'

RECRD: 87096 id: 16441