Ozark Encyclopedia – C – Chestnut

Chestnut - Castanea dentata, C. pumila Parts used: bark, leaf, nut Traditional uses: Compound decoction of leaves used as cough syrup. Leaves from young sprouts dipped in hot water and put on sores. Cold, compound infusion of bark used to stop bleeding after childbirth. Infusion of year old leaves taken for heart trouble. “In some... Continue Reading →

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