Berberidaceae Mahonia nervosa (Pursh) Nutt.
Thompson - Drug, Blood Medicine
Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 187
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Scientific name: Mahonia nervosa (Pursh) Nutt.
USDA symbol: MANE2 (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cascade Oregongrape
Family (APG): Berberidaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Decoction of peeled, chopped rootbark taken as a blood tonic. The woody stems were broken, the bark scraped off and boiling water was poured over it to make an infusion.
RECRD: 32592 id: 21929