Lamiaceae Salvia apiana Jepson

White Sage

Diegueno - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Hedges, Ken, 1986, Santa Ysabel Ethnobotany, San Diego Museum of Man Ethnic Technology Notes, No. 20, page 39

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Scientific name: Salvia apiana Jepson
USDA symbol: SAAPA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Sage
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Diegueno
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Leaves burned in hot coals to fumigate the house after a case of sickness such as measles.

RECRD: 2551 id: 36368