Chenopodiaceae Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.


Cheyenne - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 17

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Scientific name: Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.
USDA symbol: SAVE4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Greasewood
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Sharpened stick used to draw out bad blood.

RECRD: 94889 id: 37128