Dogwood

Alestine Andre
Alestine Andre
Alestine Andre
Teetł’it Gwich’in Name:: 
k'aìi kw'uth
Latin Name: 
Cornus stolonifera
Uses: 
As medicine
The leaves of the dogwood plant, also known as red osier dogwood, are crushed and used to treat burns, bee stings and insect bites. The white and waxy berries of the plant are not used at all.
Source: Andre, Alestine, Nan t'aih nakwits'inahtsìh (The Land Gives Us Strength) (2006)