Asteraceae Ambrosia psilostachya DC.

Cuman Ragweed

Diegueno - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Hedges, Ken, 1986, Santa Ysabel Ethnobotany, San Diego Museum of Man Ethnic Technology Notes, No. 20, page 13

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Scientific name: Ambrosia psilostachya DC.
USDA symbol: AMPS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cuman Ragweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Diegueno
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction of stems and leaves used after a hair wash as a rinse for dandruff.

RECRD: 2431 id: 2877