Caprifoliaceae Viburnum lentago L.


Malecite - Drug, Abortifacient

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: Viburnum lentago L.
USDA symbol: VILE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nannyberry
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Infusion of roots used for irregular menstruation.

RECRD: 44161 id: 43105