Hamamelidaceae Liquidambar styraciflua L.


Rappahannock - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 34

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Scientific name: Liquidambar styraciflua L.
USDA symbol: LIST2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sweetgum
Family: Hamamelidaceae
Family (APG): Hamamelidaceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Compound infusion with dried bark taken for dysentery.

RECRD: 88819 id: 20464