Asteraceae Ericameria palmeri var. palmeri

Palmer's Heathgoldenrod

Cahuilla - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 75

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Scientific name: Ericameria palmeri var. palmeri
USDA symbol: ERPAP2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Palmer's Heathgoldenrod
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Leaves soaked in a pan of boiling water and steam inhaled for sore throats.

RECRD: 11468 id: 13691