Lauraceae Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees


Rappahannock - Drug, Burn Dressing

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 26

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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: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Decoction of branch pith used as wash for burns.

RECRD: 94961 id: 37263