Fabaceae Melilotus indicus (L.) All.

Annual Yellow Sweetclover

Pomo, Kashaya - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 37

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Scientific name: Melilotus indicus (L.) All.
USDA symbol: MEIN2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Annual Yellow Sweetclover
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Decoction of whole plant taken as a purgative, a very strong laxative.

RECRD: 800 id: 22556