Anacardiaceae Rhus typhina L.

Staghorn Sumac

Potawatomi - Drug, Throat Aid

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 38

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Infusion of leaves gargled for sore throat, tonsillitis and erysipelas.

RECRD: 93630 id: 33305