Lessioniaceae Postelsia palmaeformis Ruprecht

Sea Palm

Nitinaht - Drug, Strengthener

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 54

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Scientific name: Postelsia palmaeformis Ruprecht
Common names: Sea Palm
Family: Lessioniaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Strengthener
Notes: Stipes dried, burned, powdered, mixed with raccoon marrow and salve used to strengthen young boys.

RECRD: 47074 id: 29803