Caprifoliaceae Sambucus racemosa L.

Scarlet Elderberry

Kwakiutl - Drug, Herbal Steam

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia, Economic Botany 27:257-310, page 280

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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: Kwakiutl
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Herbal Steam
Notes: Infusion of bark used as steambath to relax body of woman after childbirth.

RECRD: 94719 id: 36799