Zygophyllaceae Larrea tridentata var. tridentata


Paiute - Drug, Burn Dressing

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 96, 97

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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: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Compound decoction of leaves with badger oil used as a salve for burns.

RECRD: 88472 id: 19647