Caprifoliaceae Sambucus racemosa L.

Scarlet Elderberry

Nitinaht - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Gill, Steven J., 1983, Ethnobotany of the Makah and Ozette People, Olympic Peninsula, Washington (USA), Washington State University, Ph.D. Thesis, page 318

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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: Nitinaht
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Bark used as a very strong laxative.

RECRD: 6352 id: 36816