Asteraceae Ambrosia ambrosioides (Cav.) Payne

Ambrosia Leaf Burr Ragweed

Pima - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Curtin, L. S. M., 1949, By the Prophet of the Earth, Sante Fe. San Vicente Foundation, page 103

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Scientific name: Ambrosia ambrosioides (Cav.) Payne
USDA symbol: AMAM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Ambrosia Leaf Burr Ragweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Pima
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of crushed roots taken by women for pains and menstrual hemorrhage.

RECRD: 86310 id: 2844