Caprifoliaceae Viburnum opulus L.

European Cranberrybush Viburnu

Penobscot - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

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 310

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Scientific name: Viburnum opulus L.
USDA symbol: VIOPO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: European Cranberrybush Viburnu
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Penobscot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Infusion of berries taken for swollen glands and mumps.

RECRD: 97194 id: 43134