Asteraceae Gutierrezia microcephala (DC.) Gray

Threadleaf Snakeweed

Cahuilla - Drug, Toothache Remedy

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: Gutierrezia microcephala (DC.) Gray
USDA symbol: GUMI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Threadleaf Snakeweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Infusion of plant used as a gargle or plant placed inside the mouth for toothaches.

RECRD: 11466 id: 16264