Rhamnaceae Rhamnus alnifolia L'H‚r.

Alderleaf Buckthorn

Potawatomi - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 75

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Scientific name: Rhamnus alnifolia L'H‚r.
USDA symbol: RHAL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Alderleaf Buckthorn
Family: Rhamnaceae
Family (APG): Rhamnaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Inner bark used as a physic.

RECRD: 93345 id: 32778