Euphorbiaceae Tragia ramosa Torr.

Branched Noseburn

Keres, Western - Drug, Strengthener

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 73

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Scientific name: Tragia ramosa Torr.
USDA symbol: TRRA5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Branched Noseburn
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Strengthener
Notes: Nettle used to strike male infants, to increase pain threshold during battle.

RECRD: 30511 id: 40525