Asteraceae Artemisia tridentata Nutt.

Big Sagebrush

Cahuilla - Drug, Respiratory 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 43

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Scientific name: Artemisia tridentata Nutt.
USDA symbol: ARTRT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Big Sagebrush
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Dried leaves and stems burned, in the homes and sweathouses, as an air purifier.

RECRD: 11280 id: 5607