Salicaceae Populus balsamifera L.

Balsam Poplar

Bella Coola - Drug, Diaphoretic

Use documented by:
Smith, Harlan I., 1929, Materia Medica of the Bella Coola and Neighboring Tribes of British Columbia, National Museum of Canada Bulletin 56:47-68, page 54

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Scientific name: Populus balsamifera L.
USDA symbol: POBAB2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Balsam Poplar
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Bella Coola
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diaphoretic
Notes: Branches with leaves used in a sweat bath for pains similar to rheumatism.

RECRD: 92118 id: 29190