Aquifoliaceae Ilex opaca Ait.

American Holly

Catawba - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1937, Catawba Medicines and Curative Practices, Publications of the Philadelphia Anthropological Society 1:179-197, page 188

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Scientific name: Ilex opaca Ait.
USDA symbol: ILOPO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Holly
Family: Aquifoliaceae
Family (APG): Aquifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Catawba
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken for measles.

RECRD: 87680 id: 17710