Aceraceae Acer saccharinum L.

Silver Maple

Ojibwa, South - Drug, Diuretic

Use documented by:
Hoffman, W.J., 1891, The Midewiwin or 'Grand Medicine Society' of the Ojibwa, SI-BAE Annual Report #7, page 199

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Scientific name: Acer saccharinum L.
USDA symbol: ACSA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Silver Maple
Family: Aceraceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa, South
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Compound decoction of inner bark taken as a diuretic.

RECRD: 80184 id: 660