Aceraceae Acer circinatum Pursh

Vine Maple

Thompson - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 145

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Scientific name: Acer circinatum Pursh
USDA symbol: ACCI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Vine Maple
Family: Aceraceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Wood burned to charcoal, mixed with water and brown sugar and taken for dysentery. The wood was always taken early in the morning from the sunrise side of the tree.

RECRD: 32335 id: 430