Betulaceae Betula lenta L.

Sweet Birch

Chippewa - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 128

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Scientific name: Betula lenta L.
USDA symbol: BELE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sweet Birch
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Bark used for pulmonary troubles and decoction of bark taken for pneumonia.

RECRD: 83112 id: 7099