Empetraceae Empetrum nigrum L.

Black Crowberry

Tanana, Upper - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Kari, Priscilla Russe, 1985, Upper Tanana Ethnobotany, Anchorage. Alaska Historical Commission, page 12

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Scientific name: Empetrum nigrum L.
USDA symbol: EMNIN (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Crowberry
Family: Empetraceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Tanana, Upper
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Decoction of leaves, stems, Hudson bay tea and young spruce tree tip used for colds.

RECRD: 3422 id: 13080