Poaceae Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.

Pearl Millet

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Dermatological 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 17

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Scientific name: Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.
USDA symbol: PEGL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pearl Millet
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Fruits rubbed on open facial pimples.

RECRD: 95143 id: 25807