Asteraceae Artemisia tridentata Nutt.

Big Sagebrush

Navajo - Drug, Sports Medicine

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 81

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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: Navajo
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sports Medicine
Notes: Plant taken before long hikes & athletic contests to rid the body of lingering, undesirable things.

RECRD: 3032 id: 5669