Grossulariaceae Ribes americanum P. Mill.

American Black Currant

Blackfoot - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 37

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Scientific name: Ribes americanum P. Mill.
USDA symbol: RIAM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Black Currant
Family: Grossulariaceae
Family (APG): Grossulariaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Decoction of roots taken for kidney ailments.

RECRD: 60647 id: 33312