Betulaceae Alnus incana (L.) Moench

Mountain Alder

Potawatomi - Drug, Hemorrhoid Remedy

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 43

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemorrhoid Remedy
Notes: Infusion of bark injected rectally for piles.

RECRD: 80909 id: 2375