Empetraceae Empetrum nigrum L.

Black Crowberry

Tanana, Upper - Drug, Eye Medicine

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: Eye Medicine
Notes: Cooled decoction of roots used as an eyewash to remove a growth.

RECRD: 3426 id: 13081