Ulmaceae Ulmus rubra Muhl.

Slippery Elm

Potawatomi - Drug, Throat Aid

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 86, 87

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Scientific name: Ulmus rubra Muhl.
USDA symbol: ULRU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Slippery Elm
Family: Ulmaceae
Family (APG): Cannabaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Inner bark used to lubricate throat for removal of lodged bone.

RECRD: 96644 id: 41585