Valerianaceae Valeriana sitchensis Bong.

Sitka Valerian

Okanagon - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Perry, F., 1952, Ethno-Botany of the Indians in the Interior of British Columbia, Museum and Art Notes 2(2):36-43., page 40

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Scientific name: Valeriana sitchensis Bong.
USDA symbol: VASI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sitka Valerian
Family: Valerianaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Okanagon
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Decoction of roots taken for colds.

RECRD: 96811 id: 42538