Asteraceae Baccharis salicifolia (Ruiz & Pav¢n) Pers.

Mule's Fat

Costanoan - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 26

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Scientific name: Baccharis salicifolia (Ruiz & Pav¢n) Pers.
USDA symbol: BASA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mule's Fat
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Infusion of leaves and twigs used as wash for scalp and hair to encourage growth.

RECRD: 82932 id: 6794