Hickory Bark- a Favorite of the Iroquois


Chew the hickory bark, boil it as a spice, or use it as a tea, all traditional methods used by the Iroquois. 12 pieces in a heat-sealed bag with the history on the label.

A Bit of History

The Native Americans throughout North America used all parts of the tree: the leaves, bark, roots, and resin. Many of these were the origin of a family of sweets that would follow, such as maple syrup and chewing gum. The Iroquois of the mid-Atlantic used all parts of the hickory tree, including the bark which they boiled as a syrup, used in tea, and chewed to clean their teeth.

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