Caprifoliaceae Sambucus racemosa L.

Scarlet Elderberry

Ojibwa - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 360361

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Decoction of inner bark, considered dangerous, taken as a cathartic.

RECRD: 94729 id: 36819