Salicaceae Populus balsamifera L.

Balsam Poplar

Ojibwa - Drug, Respiratory Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 387

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Buds cooked in grease and rubbed in nostrils for catarrh or bronchitis.

RECRD: 92144 id: 29224