Pinaceae Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.

Eastern Hemlock

Potawatomi - Drug, Diaphoretic

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 71

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Scientific name: Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.
USDA symbol: TSCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Hemlock
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diaphoretic
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken to cause perspiration, which broke up a cold.

RECRD: 96473 id: 40919