Euphorbiaceae Croton setigerus Hook.


Modesse - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 224

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Scientific name: Croton setigerus Hook.
USDA symbol: CRSE11 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Croton
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Modesse
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Plant dried for a year to take on great power and used for dropsy.

RECRD: 6663 id: 11493