Cornaceae Cornus canadensis L.

Bunchberry Dogwood

Montagnais - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 315

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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: Montagnais
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant used as a medicine for paralysis.

RECRD: 84491 id: 10849