Caprifoliaceae Sambucus racemosa L.

Scarlet Elderberry

Potawatomi - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 46

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Infusion of inner bark taken as a physic and emetic.

RECRD: 94736 id: 36828