Araliaceae Aralia californica S. Wats.

California Spikenard

Pomo, Kashaya - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 21

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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, Kashaya
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction of root applied externally for open sores and itching.

RECRD: 755 id: 3998