Betulaceae Alnus incana (L.) Moench

Mountain Alder

Menominee - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 26

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Scientific name: Alnus incana (L.) Moench
USDA symbol: ALINR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mountain Alder
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Infusion of root bark taken to congest loose mucous during a cold.

RECRD: 80898 id: 2357