Salicaceae Populus tremuloides Michx.

Quaking Aspen

Gitksan - Drug, Cathartic

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 tremuloides Michx.
USDA symbol: POTR5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Quaking Aspen
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Gitksan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Decoction of bark taken as a purgative.

RECRD: 92207 id: 29606