Caprifoliaceae Sambucus racemosa L.

Scarlet Elderberry

Gitksan - Drug, Witchcraft Medicine

Use documented by:
Gottesfeld, Leslie M. J. and Beverley Anderson, 1988, Gitksan Traditional Medicine: Herbs And Healing, Journal of Ethnobiology 8(1):13-33, page 24

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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: Witchcraft Medicine
Notes: Bark, juniper roots and cow parsnip roots used for evil witchcraft victims.

RECRD: 43863 id: 36785