Platanaceae Platanus occidentalis L.

American Sycamore

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 25, 78

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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, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Compound infusion of bark gargled for hoarseness and sore throat.

RECRD: 91830 id: 28584