Caprifoliaceae Linnaea borealis L.


Montagnais - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 314

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Scientific name: Linnaea borealis L.
USDA symbol: LIBOA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Twinflower
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Montagnais
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Mashed plant used for 'inflammation of the limbs.'

RECRD: 88766 id: 20379