Botanical Name: Populus candicans
Poplar is a plant. The dried, unopened leaf buds are used to make medicine.
Poplar is 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.