Myricaceae Myrica sp.

Sweet Bay

Mohegan - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 74, 130

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Scientific name: Myrica sp.
Common names: Sweet Bay
Family: Myricaceae
Family (APG): Myricaceae
Native American Tribe: Mohegan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Infusion of bark taken for kidney disorders.

RECRD: 90064 id: 23577