Caryophyllaceae Arenaria sp.


Yavapai - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1936, Northeastern and Western Yavapai, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 34:247-345, page 261

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Scientific name: Arenaria sp.
Common names: Sandwort
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Yavapai
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Decoction of pounded root, with cathartic qualities, taken for stomachaches.

RECRD: 20649 id: 4732