Asteraceae Eupatorium purpureum L.

Sweetscented Joepyeweed

Mahuna - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Romero, John Bruno, 1954, The Botanical Lore of the California Indians, New York. Vantage Press, Inc., page 18

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Scientific name: Eupatorium purpureum L.
USDA symbol: EUPUP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sweetscented Joepyeweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Mahuna
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Infusion of roots taken as a laxative.

RECRD: 86085 id: 14560