Rosaceae Adenostoma sparsifolium Torr.


Cahuilla - Drug, Laxative

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 30

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Scientific name: Adenostoma sparsifolium Torr.
USDA symbol: ADSP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Redshank
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Infusion of dried leaves taken for stomach ailments by inducing bowel movements or vomiting.

RECRD: 11185 id: 1508