Magnoliaceae Magnolia virginiana L.


Rappahannock - Drug, Hallucinogen

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 28

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Scientific name: Magnolia virginiana L.
USDA symbol: MAVI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sweetbay
Family: Magnoliaceae
Family (APG): Magnoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hallucinogen
Notes: Leaves or bark placed in cupped hands, over nose and inhaled as 'mild dope.'

RECRD: 89394 id: 21821