Berberidaceae Berberis vulgaris L.

Common Barberry

Mohegan - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 70, 128

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Scientific name: Berberis vulgaris L.
USDA symbol: BEVU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Barberry
Family: Berberidaceae
Family (APG): Berberidaceae
Native American Tribe: Mohegan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Juice of berries mixed with water and used for fever.

RECRD: 83083 id: 7041