Cactaceae Opuntia sp.

Prickly Pear

Lummi - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 41

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Scientific name: Opuntia sp.
Common names: Prickly Pear
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Lummi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of smashed plants taken to facilitate childbirth.

RECRD: 90499 id: 24835