Aquifoliaceae Ilex opaca Ait.

American Holly

Koasati - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 37

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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: Koasati
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Infusion of bark rubbed on areas affected by itching.

RECRD: 87685 id: 17719