Betulaceae Alnus incana (L.) Moench

Mountain Alder

Shuswap - Drug, Diaphoretic

Use documented by:
Palmer, Gary, 1975, Shuswap Indian Ethnobotany, Syesis 8:29-51, page 59

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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: Shuswap
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diaphoretic
Notes: Decoction of bark taken to 'sweat everything out.'

RECRD: 80913 id: 2381