Asteraceae Artemisia californica Less.

California Sagebrush

Cahuilla - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 42

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Scientific name: Artemisia californica Less.
USDA symbol: ARCA11 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Sagebrush
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant given to newborn babies one day after birth to flush out their system.

RECRD: 11276 id: 4975