Cornaceae Cornus canadensis L.

Bunchberry Dogwood

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 26, 74

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Scientific name: Cornus canadensis L.
USDA symbol: COCA13 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bunchberry Dogwood
Family: Cornaceae
Family (APG): Cornaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Compound containing bark used for body pain.

RECRD: 84486 id: 10834