Caprifoliaceae Lonicera involucrata Banks ex Spreng.

Twinberry Honeysuckle

Nootka, Manhousat - Drug, Love Medicine

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 99

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Scientific name: Lonicera involucrata Banks ex Spreng.
USDA symbol: LOINI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Twinberry Honeysuckle
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Nootka, Manhousat
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Love Medicine
Notes: Decoction of bark or fresh bark eaten by whalers to relieve effects of sexual abstinence.

RECRD: 47267 id: 21190