Caryophyllaceae Saponaria officinalis L.


Mahuna - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Romero, John Bruno, 1954, The Botanical Lore of the California Indians, New York. Vantage Press, Inc., page 40

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Scientific name: Saponaria officinalis L.
USDA symbol: SAOF4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bouncingbet
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Mahuna
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Root juice used as a hair tonic.

RECRD: 94888 id: 37126