Simmondsiaceae Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schneid.


Papago - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 65

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Scientific name: Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schneid.
USDA symbol: SICH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Jojoba
Family: Simmondsiaceae
Family (APG): Simmondsiaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of parched, pulverized nuts applied to sores.

RECRD: 95249 id: 38057