Urticaceae Urtica sp.


Costanoan - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 21

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Scientific name: Urtica sp.
Common names: Nettle
Family: Urticaceae
Family (APG): Urticaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Leaves used to strike aching joints 'to reduce the pain.'

RECRD: 96743 id: 41906