Betulaceae Betula lenta L.
Iroquois - Drug, Gynecological Aid
Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 300
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Scientific name: Betula lenta L.
USDA symbol: BELE (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sweet Birch
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Compound decoction taken by women who have had gonorrhea and are pregnant.
RECRD: 83116 id: 7103