Asclepiadaceae Asclepias fascicularis Dcne.

Mexican Whorled Milkweed

California Indian - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Murphey, Edith Van Allen, 1990, Indian Uses of Native Plants, Glenwood, Ill. Meyerbooks. Originally published in 1959, page 47

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Scientific name: Asclepias fascicularis Dcne.
USDA symbol: ASFA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mexican Whorled Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: California Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Poultice of fresh leaves used for snakebite.

RECRD: 21072 id: 6115