Latin name: Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. Syn.: M. albus Medik.
Botanical family: Fabaceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): yellow sweet-clover (Eng.)
mélilot jaune, mélilot officinal, trèfle d'odeur jaune (Fr.)
Whole plant :Boiled with barley seeds to make a decoction drunk as a general tonic [Cree 13]. Tea used as a tonic and blood cleanser [Cree 96].