Rhamnaceae Rhamnus ilicifolia Kellogg

Hollyleaf Redberry

Kawaiisu - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Zigmond, Maurice L., 1981, Kawaiisu Ethnobotany, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 58

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Scientific name: Rhamnus ilicifolia Kellogg
USDA symbol: RHIL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hollyleaf Redberry
Family: Rhamnaceae
Family (APG): Rhamnaceae
Native American Tribe: Kawaiisu
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Decoction of roots used to loosen the bowels and as a laxative.

RECRD: 93388 id: 32795