Cornaceae Cornus canadensis L.

Bunchberry Dogwood

Malecite - Drug, Anticonvulsive

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 256

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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: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Anticonvulsive
Notes: Infusion of roots, leaves and berries used for fits.

RECRD: 44143 id: 10847