Solanaceae Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav.

Silverleaf Nightshade

Zuni - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 60

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Scientific name: Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav.
USDA symbol: SOEL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Silverleaf Nightshade
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Chewed root placed in cavity of aching tooth.

RECRD: 95450 id: 38280