Rosaceae Sorbus aucuparia L.

European Mountainash

Potawatomi - Drug, Emetic

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 78

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Scientific name: Sorbus aucuparia L.
USDA symbol: SOAU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: European Mountainash
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken as an emetic for pneumonia, diphtheria and croup.

RECRD: 92985 id: 38557