Cornaceae Cornus sericea ssp. sericea

Redosier Dogwood

Potawatomi - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 55

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Scientific name: Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
USDA symbol: COSES (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Redosier Dogwood
Family: Cornaceae
Family (APG): Cornaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Root bark used for diarrhea and flux, 'the most efficacious remedy.'

RECRD: 84602 id: 11124