Caprifoliaceae Sambucus racemosa L.

Scarlet Elderberry

Gitksan - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Smith, Harlan I., 1929, Materia Medica of the Bella Coola and Neighboring Tribes of British Columbia, National Museum of Canada Bulletin 56:47-68, page 64

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Scientific name: Sambucus racemosa L.
USDA symbol: SARAR3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Scarlet Elderberry
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Gitksan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Infusion of root bark taken as an emetic.

RECRD: 94716 id: 36784