Ephedraceae Ephedra viridis Coville

Mormon Tea

Hopi - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Whiting, Alfred F., 1939, Ethnobotany of the Hopi, Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin #15, page 64

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Scientific name: Ephedra viridis Coville
USDA symbol: EPVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mormon Tea
Family: Ephedraceae
Family (APG): Ephedraceae
Native American Tribe: Hopi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Plant used for syphilis.

RECRD: 0 id: 13186