Myricaceae Morella cerifera (L.) Small

Southern Bayberry

Micmac - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Wallis, Wilson D., 1922, Medicines Used by the Micmac Indians, American Anthropologist 24:24-30, page 30

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Scientific name: Morella cerifera (L.) Small
USDA symbol: MOCE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Southern Bayberry
Family: Myricaceae
Family (APG): Myricaceae
Native American Tribe: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Hot poultice of pounded, water soaked roots applied to inflammations.

RECRD: 7518 id: 23443