Celastraceae Celastrus scandens L.

American Bittersweet

Delaware, Ontario - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 66, 82

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Scientific name: Celastrus scandens L.
USDA symbol: CESC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Bittersweet
Family: Celastraceae
Family (APG): Celastraceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Ontario
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Root taken for consumption.

RECRD: 83661 id: 8744