Ephedraceae Ephedra viridis Coville

Mormon Tea

Tubatulabal - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Voegelin, Ermine W., 1938, Tubatulabal Ethnography, Anthropological Records 2(1):1-84, page 59

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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: Tubatulabal
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Decoction of stalks and leaves used for syphilis.

RECRD: 85400 id: 13227