Araliaceae Oplopanax horridus Miq.


Oweekeno - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 85

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Scientific name: Oplopanax horridus Miq.
USDA symbol: OPHO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Devilsclub
Family: Araliaceae
Family (APG): Araliaceae
Native American Tribe: Oweekeno
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Berries mashed into a foam and rubbed into the scalp for head lice.

RECRD: 60881 id: 24521