Betulaceae Alnus viridis (Vill.) Lam. & DC.

Sitka Alder

Cree, Hudson Bay - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Holmes, E.M., 1884, Medicinal Plants Used by Cree Indians, Hudson's Bay Territory, The Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions 15:302-304, page 303

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Scientific name: Alnus viridis (Vill.) Lam. & DC.
USDA symbol: ALVIC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sitka Alder
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Hudson Bay
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Bark used for dropsy.

RECRD: 80884 id: 2644