Betulaceae Ostrya virginiana (P. Mill.) K. Koch

Eastern Hophornbeam

Potawatomi - Drug, Antihemorrhagic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 44

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Scientific name: Ostrya virginiana (P. Mill.) K. Koch
USDA symbol: OSVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Hophornbeam
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antihemorrhagic
Notes: Compound decoction of heart wood chips taken for hemorrhages.

RECRD: 90656 id: 25131