Viscaceae Arceuthobium campylopodum Engelm.

Western Dwarf Mistletoe

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 23

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Scientific name: Arceuthobium campylopodum Engelm.
USDA symbol: ARCA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Dwarf Mistletoe
Family: Viscaceae
Family (APG): Santalaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Cold infusion used internally and externally as ceremonial medicine.

RECRD: 81707 id: 4248