Berberidaceae Mahonia repens (Lindl.) G. Don


Havasupai - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Weber, Steven A. and P. David Seaman, 1985, Havasupai Habitat: A. F. Whiting's Ethnography of a Traditional Indian Culture, Tucson. The University of Arizona Press, page 219

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Scientific name: Mahonia repens (Lindl.) G. Don
USDA symbol: MARE11 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Oregongrape
Family: Berberidaceae
Family (APG): Berberidaceae
Native American Tribe: Havasupai
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Cooled decoction of roots taken as a laxative for colds and stomach ailments.

RECRD: 7236 id: 21971