Salicaceae Populus nigra L.

Lombardy Poplar

Cherokee - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 24

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Scientific name: Populus nigra L.
USDA symbol: PONI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lombardy Poplar
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Taken by 'persons of phlegmatic habits' and used for aching teeth.

RECRD: 92183 id: 29506