Betulaceae Betula papyrifera Marsh.

Paper Birch

Ojibwa - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 358

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Scientific name: Betula papyrifera Marsh.
USDA symbol: BEPAP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Paper Birch
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Root bark cooked with maple sugar as syrup for stomach cramps.

RECRD: 83106 id: 7228