Solanaceae Solanum douglasii Dunal

Greenspot Nightshade

Cahuilla - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 140

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Scientific name: Solanum douglasii Dunal
USDA symbol: SODO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Greenspot Nightshade
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Berry juice used as an eyewash to improve vision in older people.

RECRD: 11813 id: 38252