Platanaceae Platanus occidentalis L.

American Sycamore

Delaware - Drug, Throat Aid

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: Throat Aid
Notes: Infusion of bark mixed with honey locust bark and used as a gargle for hoarseness and sore throat.

RECRD: 42639 id: 28582