Lauraceae Umbellularia californica (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt.

California Laurel

Mendocino Indian - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 349

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Scientific name: Umbellularia californica (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt.
USDA symbol: UMCAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Laurel
Family: Lauraceae
Family (APG): Lauraceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Poultice of leaves applied as counterirritant for chronic stomach complaints.

RECRD: 96658 id: 41636