Myricaceae Myrica sp.

Sweet Bay

Delaware - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 35

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Scientific name: Myrica sp.
Common names: Sweet Bay
Family: Myricaceae
Family (APG): Myricaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Bark used as a blood purifier.

RECRD: 42723 id: 23572