Araliaceae Oplopanax horridus Miq.


Salish, Coast - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 78

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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: Salish, Coast
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Prickly stems beaten against the skin as a counterirritant for sore limbs.

RECRD: 47505 id: 24529