Oleaceae Syringa vulgaris L.

Common Lilac

Iroquois - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 413

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Scientific name: Syringa vulgaris L.
USDA symbol: SYVU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Lilac
Family: Oleaceae
Family (APG): Oleaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Bark or leaves chewed for sore mouth caused by kissing a girl with menses.

RECRD: 95883 id: 39262