Betulaceae Alnus rhombifolia Nutt.

White Alder

Mendocino Indian - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 332

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Scientific name: Alnus rhombifolia Nutt.
USDA symbol: ALRH2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Alder
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of dried bark taken to facilitate childbirth.

RECRD: 80938 id: 2471