Rosaceae Sorbus americana Marsh.

American Mountainash

Montagnais - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 313

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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: Montagnais
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Decoction of bark taken to purify the blood and to stimulate the appetite.

RECRD: 92978 id: 38543