Lauraceae Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees


Chippewa - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 130

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Scientific name: Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees
USDA symbol: SAAL5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sassafras
Family: Lauraceae
Family (APG): Lauraceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Infusion of root bark taken to thin the blood.

RECRD: 94931 id: 37229