water avens, chocolate root (Eng.) benoîte des ruisseaux (Fr.) kinipagwusk (Cree) egwitkil (Malecite) mikotcepik (Atikamekw)
Strong decoction given in dysentery, cough and cold, particularly for children [Algonquians 63]. Steeped and given in diarrhoea [Malecite 65]. Boiled four times and the fourth water is used to treat blood spitting [Atikamekw 73]. Tea used to facilitate childbirth [Cree, Metis 13].