Rhamnaceae Ceanothus americanus L.

New Jersey Tea

Menominee - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Densmore, Francis, 1932, Menominee Music, SI-BAE Bulletin #102, page 130

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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: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Decoction of root taken for cough with a 'tendency to consumption.'

RECRD: 83622 id: 8607