Asteraceae Brickellia californica (Torr. & Gray) Gray

California Brickellbush

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 45

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Scientific name: Brickellia californica (Torr. & Gray) Gray
USDA symbol: BRCAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Brickellbush
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Plant used as a ceremonial emetic following clan incest.

RECRD: 83253 id: 7542