Viscaceae Phoradendron sp.


Cahuilla - Drug, Disinfectant

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 101

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Scientific name: Phoradendron sp.
Common names: Mistletoe
Family: Viscaceae
Family (APG): Santalaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Powdered berries mixed with water and used to bathe infected eyes.

RECRD: 11595 id: 26543