Ephedraceae Ephedra torreyana S. Wats.

Torrey's Jointfir

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 14

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Scientific name: Ephedra torreyana S. Wats.
USDA symbol: EPTOT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Torrey's Jointfir
Family: Ephedraceae
Family (APG): Ephedraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Decoction of whole plant taken for stomachache.

RECRD: 85364 id: 13170