Asteraceae Artemisia tridentata Nutt.

Big Sagebrush

Washo - Drug, Disinfectant

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 44-47

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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: Washo
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Branches burned as fumigant for sickroom or for utensils used for childbirth.

RECRD: 82404 id: 5814