Botanical Name: Poplar alba
Other names: Balm of Gilead, Balsam Poplar Buds, Bálsamo de Gilead, Baume de Gilead, Bourgeon de Peuplier, Pappelknospen, Peuplier, Peuplier Balsamifère
Uses: used as an ingredient in herbal cough medicines. It is also used to loosen chest congestion and as a stimulant.
Some people apply poplar directly to the skin for sores, bruises, cuts, pimples, external hemorrhoids, frostbite, and sunburn.
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