Rosaceae Physocarpus opulifolius (L.) Maxim.

Common Ninebark

Bella Coola - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Smith, Harlan I., 1929, Materia Medica of the Bella Coola and Neighboring Tribes of British Columbia, National Museum of Canada Bulletin 56:47-68, page 59

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Scientific name: Physocarpus opulifolius (L.) Maxim.
USDA symbol: PHOPO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Ninebark
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Bella Coola
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Decoction of inner bark taken as an emetic by persons 'dizzy with pain.'

RECRD: 91232 id: 26784