Pinaceae Pinus strobus L.

Eastern White Pine

Delaware, Ontario - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 68, 82

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Scientific name: Pinus strobus L.
USDA symbol: PIST (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern White Pine
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Ontario
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Pitch applied to boils to 'draw out the poison and reduce the pain.'

RECRD: 91590 id: 28182