Cornaceae Cornus sericea ssp. sericea

Redosier Dogwood

Saanich - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 81

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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: Saanich
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Bark soaked in warm water and taken to induce vomiting to clean out the stomach.

RECRD: 47541 id: 11126