Rhamnaceae Ceanothus americanus L.

New Jersey Tea

Iroquois - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 382

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Scientific name: Ceanothus americanus L.
USDA symbol: CEAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: New Jersey Tea
Family: Rhamnaceae
Family (APG): Rhamnaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Decoction of bark used as a wash for sore roof of the mouth.

RECRD: 83618 id: 8602