Asclepiadaceae Asclepias verticillata L.

Whorled Milkweed

Navajo - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 96

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Scientific name: Asclepias verticillata L.
USDA symbol: ASVE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Whorled Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Plant used for throat troubles.

RECRD: 82704 id: 6370