Lauraceae Lindera benzoin (L.) Blume

Northern Spicebush

Creek - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 24

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Scientific name: Lindera benzoin (L.) Blume
USDA symbol: LIBEB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Spicebush
Family: Lauraceae
Family (APG): Lauraceae
Native American Tribe: Creek
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Infusion of branches taken and steambath used to cause perspiring for aches.

RECRD: 88742 id: 20355