Betulaceae Alnus viridis ssp. crispa (Ait.) Turrill

American Green Alder

Thompson - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 188

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Scientific name: Alnus viridis ssp. crispa (Ait.) Turrill
USDA symbol: ALVIC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Green Alder
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Poultice of immature catkins applied to the tooth for toothache.

RECRD: 32605 id: 2669