Asclepiadaceae Asclepias cryptoceras S. Wats.

Pallid Milkweed

Paiute - Drug, Analgesic

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 47

View all documented uses for Asclepias cryptoceras S. Wats.

Scientific name: Asclepias cryptoceras S. Wats.
USDA symbol: ASCRC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pallid Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Decoction of root used as a wash for headaches.

RECRD: 82574 id: 6085