Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake

Common Snowberry

Nitinaht - Drug, Diuretic

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 102

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Scientific name: Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake
USDA symbol: SYALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Snowberry
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Infusion of bark taken for inability to urinate.

RECRD: 47274 id: 39066