Cuscutaceae Cuscuta sp.


Paiute - Drug, Contraceptive

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 63

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Scientific name: Cuscuta sp.
Common names: Dodder
Family: Cuscutaceae
Family (APG): Convolvulaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Contraceptive
Notes: Plant, known as 'woman without children,' eaten by women as a contraceptive.

RECRD: 84801 id: 11796