Rosaceae Prunus virginiana L.

Common Chokecherry

Chippewa - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 354

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Scientific name: Prunus virginiana L.
USDA symbol: PRVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Chokecherry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Compound decoction of inner bark used as cathartic blood cleanser for scrofula.

RECRD: 92626 id: 30766