Rosaceae Sorbus americana Marsh.

American Mountainash

Malecite - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 258

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Scientific name: Sorbus americana Marsh.
USDA symbol: SOAM3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Mountainash
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Infusion of bark used for pain after childbirth.

RECRD: 44166 id: 38535