Asteraceae Tetradymia comosa Gray

Hairy Horsebrush

Shoshoni - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 144145

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Scientific name: Tetradymia comosa Gray
USDA symbol: TECO2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hairy Horsebrush
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Shoshoni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction of stems and turpentine used as a wash for swellings from cuts or bruises.

RECRD: 96082 id: 39668