Berberidaceae Berberis vulgaris L.

Common Barberry

Mohegan - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 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: Throat Aid
Notes: Berries used for sore throat and fever.

RECRD: 83084 id: 7042