Euphorbiaceae Tragia nepetifolia Cav.

Catnip Noseburn

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 31

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Scientific name: Tragia nepetifolia Cav.
USDA symbol: TRNED (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Catnip Noseburn
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Plant used as a lotion to keep snakes away.

RECRD: 96300 id: 40520