Pinaceae Larix americana

Micmac - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 317

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Scientific name: Larix americana
USDA symbol: LALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names:
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of boiled inner bark applied to sores and swellings.

RECRD: 91581 id: 19478