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Selíyelhp (plant)

Selíy (berry)


Oregon Grape

Berberis nervosa

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Food and Medicinal Uses:

Berries are edible and can be eaten raw, or made into jam or jelly.

Antioxidant, antiseptic and antibacterial.

Spring tonic and stomach medicine.

Treats skin issues.

Was used as a contraceptive.

Other Uses:

Selíyelhp bark makes a bright yellow dye used for basket-making and colouring wool.

CAUTION: High doses can cause health problems.

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