club-moss, ground pine (Eng.) lycopode (Fr.) pâshitshinâkuana (Montagnais)
Whole plant :
Tea for inducing labor and making childbirth easier, also used in treatments of bladder trouble in children [Algonquin 69]. Weak runnings as antipyretics [Algonquians 63; Mi'kmaq 60]. Steeped in hot water with seal oil or lard, along with balsam fir and used as a compress against diarrhoea for children [Montagnais 71].