Cactaceae Opuntia sp.

Prickly Pear

Kiowa - Drug, Hemostat

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 45

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Scientific name: Opuntia sp.
Common names: Prickly Pear
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemostat
Notes: Poultice of peeled stems applied as a hemostat.

RECRD: 90498 id: 24823