Orobanchaceae Orobanche fasciculata Nutt.

Clustered Broomrape

Zuni - Drug, Hemorrhoid Remedy

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 61

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Scientific name: Orobanche fasciculata Nutt.
USDA symbol: ORFA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Clustered Broomrape
Family: Orobanchaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemorrhoid Remedy
Notes: Powdered plant inserted into rectum as a specific for hemorrhoids.

RECRD: 90508 id: 24912