Chenopodiaceae Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.


Paiute, Northern - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Fowler, Catherine S., 1989, Willards Z. Park's Ethnographic Notes on the Northern Paiute of Western Nevada 1933-1940, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 129

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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: Paiute, Northern
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Wood or roots heated until burned or blackened and used on aching and decayed teeth.

RECRD: 9050 id: 37171