Ilex opaca (American Holly)

ilex opaca

Arboretum, Tyler. “American Holly Ilex opaca.” WikiMedia Commons. Commons.wikimedia.org, 23 Nov. 2007. Web. 18 Mar. 2016.

Scientific Name  Ilex opaca
Common Names  American Holly
Nativity  Native
Medicinal or Edible Section  Leaves, Berries, Bark
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Leaves- roasted used as a tea, tea treats measles, colds, externally treats sore eyes, itchy skin;  Berries- laxative, treats diarrhea, indigestion; Bark- tea treats malaria, epilepsy, sore eyes,    itchy skin
Used to treat  Ear/Eye, Stomach

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