Anacardiaceae Rhus typhina L.

Staghorn Sumac

Algonquin, Quebec - Drug, Antirheumatic (Internal)

Use documented by:
Black, Meredith Jean, 1980, Algonquin Ethnobotany: An Interpretation of Aboriginal Adaptation in South Western Quebec, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series Number 65, page 192

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Scientific name: Rhus typhina L.
USDA symbol: RHHI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Staghorn Sumac
Family: Anacardiaceae
Family (APG): Anacardiaceae
Native American Tribe: Algonquin, Quebec
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (Internal)
Notes: Infusion of plant with choke cherry, oak, yellow birch and dogwood used for rheumatism.

RECRD: 11109 id: 33256