Asteraceae Tetradymia canescens DC.

Spineless Horsebrush

Navajo - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Hocking, George M., 1956, Some Plant Materials Used Medicinally and Otherwise by the Navaho Indians in the Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, El Palacio 56:146-165, page 156

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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: Navajo
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Infusion of plant used as bath for (inducing?) menstruation.

RECRD: 96060 id: 39642