Pinaceae Pinus echinata P. Mill.

Shortleaf Pine

Rappahannock - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 27

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Scientific name: Pinus echinata P. Mill.
USDA symbol: PIEC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Shortleaf Pine
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Compound infusion or decoction of top branches used as wash for swellings.

RECRD: 91417 id: 27524