Palmariaceae Halosaccion glandiforme (Gmelin) Ruprecht

Bladder Seaweed

Nitinaht - Drug, Reproductive Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 51

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Scientific name: Halosaccion glandiforme (Gmelin) Ruprecht
Common names: Bladder Seaweed
Family: Palmariaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Reproductive Aid
Notes: Sacs chewed by newly wed women wanting their first baby to be a boy.

RECRD: 47056 id: 16406