Salicaceae Salix sp.

Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 136

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Scientific name: Salix sp.
Common names:
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Shredded inner bark used for sanitary napkins to 'heal a woman's insides.'

RECRD: 12981 id: 36243