Asteraceae Brickellia californica (Torr. & Gray) Gray

California Brickellbush

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 49

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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, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Cold infusion of leaves taken and used as lotion for cough or fever.

RECRD: 83255 id: 7544