Hydrangeaceae Hydrangea arborescens L.

Wild Hydrangea

Delaware - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 36

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Scientific name: Hydrangea arborescens L.
USDA symbol: HYAR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wild Hydrangea
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Family (APG): Hydrangeaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Roots and blue flag roots used for gallstones.

RECRD: 42750 id: 17495