"Black" (bark when wet)
Food and Medicinal Uses:
Q'áyxelhp is used as a spring tonic and blood purifier.
It is a well-known laxative.
It is also used for sores, swelling, arthritis, rheumatism.
Q'áyxelhp bark produces a green dye for colouring wool.
CAUTION: May cause severe vomiting and diarrhea.