Papaveraceae Eschscholzia californica Cham.

California Poppy

Mendocino Indian - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 351

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Scientific name: Eschscholzia californica Cham.
USDA symbol: ESCAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Poppy
Family: Papaveraceae
Family (APG): Papaveraceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Root juice used as a wash for headaches.

RECRD: 85929 id: 14378