Castanea americana, Castanea dentata, Castaño Americano, Châtaignier Américain, Châtaignier d'Amérique.
People take American chestnut as a tea for cough, breathing problems, arthritis-like pain (rheumatism), and swelling. They also take it for its calming effects (as a sedative).
Some people gargle with American chestnut for sore throat.
In foods, an extract of American chestnut is used in beverages.
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