Rosaceae Prunus serotina Ehrh.

Black Cherry

Chippewa - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 354

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Scientific name: Prunus serotina Ehrh.
USDA symbol: PRSES (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Cherry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Poultice of root applied or decoction of bark used as a wash for scrofulous, neck sores.

RECRD: 92529 id: 30592