Lamiaceae Salvia columbariae Benth.


Diegueno - Drug, Strengthener

Use documented by:
Hedges, Ken, 1986, Santa Ysabel Ethnobotany, San Diego Museum of Man Ethnic Technology Notes, No. 20, page 41

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Scientific name: Salvia columbariae Benth.
USDA symbol: SACOC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Chia
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Diegueno
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Strengthener
Notes: Seeds kept in the mouth and chewed during long journeys on foot, to give strength.

RECRD: 2554 id: 36387