Brassicaceae Sinapis arvensis L.

Charlock Mustard

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 28

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Scientific name: Sinapis arvensis L.
USDA symbol: SIAR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Charlock Mustard
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Plant used as a ceremonial emetic for 'deer infection.'

RECRD: 83209 id: 38080