Betulaceae Carpinus caroliniana Walt.

American Hornbeam

Delaware, Ontario - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 68

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Scientific name: Carpinus caroliniana Walt.
USDA symbol: CACAC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Hornbeam
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Ontario
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Compound infusion of root or bark taken for 'diseases peculiar to women.'

RECRD: 83421 id: 8239