Rosaceae Prunus americana Marsh.

American Plum

Mohegan - Drug, Respiratory Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 74, 130

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Scientific name: Prunus americana Marsh.
USDA symbol: PRAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Plum
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Mohegan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Infusion of twigs taken for asthma.

RECRD: 0 id: 30273