Asteraceae Tetradymia canescens DC.

Spineless Horsebrush

Hopi - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Whiting, Alfred F., 1939, Ethnobotany of the Hopi, Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin #15, page 35, 98

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Scientific name: Tetradymia canescens DC.
USDA symbol: TECA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spineless Horsebrush
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Hopi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of leaf and root taken after birth to shrink uterus and stop discharge.

RECRD: 96058 id: 39640