Staphyleaceae Staphylea trifolia L.

American Bladdernut

Iroquois - Drug, Sedative

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 377

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Scientific name: Staphylea trifolia L.
USDA symbol: STTR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Bladdernut
Family: Staphyleaceae
Family (APG): Staphyleaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sedative
Notes: Infusion of bark used as a wash to keep children from crying.

RECRD: 95725 id: 38853