L. var. americanum Aiton
Bush cran berry (Eng.)
viorne trilobée (Fr.)
nepiminana, nipiminan (Cree)
Steeped and drunk as a remedy for pralapsus uteri. Part of the treatment consists of soaking a white cloth in an infusion and placing it in the vagina to put the uterus back into place [Ojibwa 85].
Tea used as a diuretic, given to mothers after birth to prevent infection [Dene 13]. , also given to treat insomnia [Dene, Metis 13].
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Tea used as a physic and to cure stomach cramps [Ojibwa 87].