Myricaceae Myrica sp.

Sweet Bay

Creek - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Swanton, John R, 1928, Religious Beliefs and Medical Practices of the Creek Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #42:473-672, page 664

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Scientific name: Myrica sp.
Common names: Sweet Bay
Family: Myricaceae
Family (APG): Myricaceae
Native American Tribe: Creek
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Compound decoction of leaves taken after a burial as an emetic before eating.

RECRD: 90060 id: 23571