Viscaceae Phoradendron californicum Nutt.

Mesquite Mistletoe

Pima - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Curtin, L. S. M., 1949, By the Prophet of the Earth, Sante Fe. San Vicente Foundation, page 82

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Scientific name: Phoradendron californicum Nutt.
USDA symbol: PHCA8 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mesquite Mistletoe
Family: Viscaceae
Family (APG): Santalaceae
Native American Tribe: Pima
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Decoction of berries taken as a purge.

RECRD: 91150 id: 26498