Rosaceae Amelanchier arborea var. arborea

Common Serviceberry

Iroquois - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1910, Iroquois Uses of Maize and Other Food Plants, Albany, NY. University of the State of New York, page 96

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Scientific name: Amelanchier arborea var. arborea
USDA symbol: AMARA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Serviceberry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of small branches given to mothers after childbirth for afterpains and hemorrhages.

RECRD: 44235 id: 3100