Nyctaginaceae Mirabilis alipes (S. Wats.) Pilz

Winged Four O'clock

Paiute - Drug, Stimulant

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 86, 87

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Scientific name: Mirabilis alipes (S. Wats.) Pilz
USDA symbol: MIAL5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Winged Four O'clock
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Family (APG): Nyctaginaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Stimulant
Notes: Decoction of root taken or used as a wash for fainting spells and dizziness.

RECRD: 87384 id: 23021