Rutaceae Ruta chalepensis L.

Fringed Rue

Costanoan - Drug, Ear Medicine

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 22

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Scientific name: Ruta chalepensis L.
USDA symbol: RUCH4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fringed Rue
Family: Rutaceae
Family (APG): Rutaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ear Medicine
Notes: Heated leaves placed inside the ear for earaches.

RECRD: 94280 id: 35524