Aquifoliaceae Ilex verticillata (L.) Gray

Common Winterberry

Iroquois - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 373

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Scientific name: Ilex verticillata (L.) Gray
USDA symbol: ILVE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Winterberry
Family: Aquifoliaceae
Family (APG): Aquifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Decoction of bark taken as an emetic.

RECRD: 87692 id: 17723