Ephedraceae Ephedra viridis Coville

Mormon Tea

Navajo - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 24

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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: Navajo
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Decoction of plant tops taken as a cough medicine.

RECRD: 85375 id: 13192