Euphorbiaceae Croton californicus Muell.-Arg.

California Croton

Cahuilla - Drug, Respiratory Aid

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 56

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Scientific name: Croton californicus Muell.-Arg.
USDA symbol: CRCAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Croton
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Hot decoction of mashed stems and leaves taken for congestion caused by colds.

RECRD: 11362 id: 11476