Platanaceae Platanus occidentalis L.

American Sycamore

Delaware - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 30

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Scientific name: Platanus occidentalis L.
USDA symbol: PLOC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Sycamore
Family: Platanaceae
Family (APG): Platanaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Infusion of three chips from east side of honey locust and sycamore trees used as drinks for colds.

RECRD: 42640 id: 28581