Oleaceae Menodora scabra Gray

Rough Menodora

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 39

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Scientific name: Menodora scabra Gray
USDA symbol: MESC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rough Menodora
Family: Oleaceae
Family (APG): Oleaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Decoction of root used for 'pain in backbone.'

RECRD: 89543 id: 22587