Araliaceae Aralia californica S. Wats.

California Spikenard

Pomo - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1967, Ethnographic Notes on the Southwestern Pomo, Anthropological Records 25:10-15, page 14

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Scientific name: Aralia californica S. Wats.
USDA symbol: ARCA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Spikenard
Family: Araliaceae
Family (APG): Araliaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction of roots used as a wash for sores and itching sores.

RECRD: 81548 id: 3996