Cornaceae Cornus alternifolia L. f.

Alternateleaf Dogwood

Menominee - Drug, Cancer Treatment

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 32, 33

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Scientific name: Cornus alternifolia L. f.
USDA symbol: COAL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Alternateleaf Dogwood
Family: Cornaceae
Family (APG): Cornaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cancer Treatment
Notes: One reported case: poultice of bark plus something else cured facial cancer.

RECRD: 84467 id: 10785