Betulaceae Betula populifolia Marsh.

Gray Birch

Micmac - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Chandler, R. Frank, Lois Freeman and Shirley N. Hooper, 1979, Herbal Remedies of the Maritime Indians, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1:49-68, page 55

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Scientific name: Betula populifolia Marsh.
USDA symbol: BEPO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Gray Birch
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Inner bark used as an emetic.

RECRD: 83152 id: 7319