Asteraceae Porophyllum gracile Benth.

Slender Poreleaf

Paiute - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 122

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Scientific name: Porophyllum gracile Benth.
USDA symbol: POGR5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Slender Poreleaf
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Decoction of root taken as 'a regulator for delayed menstruation.'

RECRD: 92259 id: 29696