Zygophyllaceae Larrea tridentata var. tridentata


Papago - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 65

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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: Papago
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Poultice of chewed plant applied to snake bites.

RECRD: 88510 id: 19674