Anacardiaceae Rhus typhina L.

Staghorn Sumac

Menominee - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Densmore, Francis, 1932, Menominee Music, SI-BAE Bulletin #102, page 130

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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: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Decoction of 'red top' sweetened, strained, 'boiled down' and used for coughs.

RECRD: 93615 id: 33279