Zygophyllaceae Larrea tridentata var. tridentata


Cahuilla - Drug, Disinfectant

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 83

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Scientific name: Larrea tridentata var. tridentata
USDA symbol: LATRT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Creosotebush
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Family (APG): Zygophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Decoction or poultice of leaves used to draw out poisons and for infections.

RECRD: 11498 id: 19634