Asteraceae Acourtia wrightii (Gray) Reveal & King


Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 49

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Scientific name: Acourtia wrightii (Gray) Reveal & King
USDA symbol: ACWR5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Brownfoot
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Plant used for difficult labor, a postpartum medicine.

RECRD: 91031 id: 1401