Calycanthaceae Calycanthus occidentalis Hook. & Arn.

Western Sweetshrub

Pomo, Kashaya - Drug, Expectorant

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 109

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Scientific name: Calycanthus occidentalis Hook. & Arn.
USDA symbol: CAOC5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Sweetshrub
Family: Calycanthaceae
Family (APG): Calycanthaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Expectorant
Notes: Infusion of dried or fresh, peeled bark used to cough up the phlegm in the chest.

RECRD: 1013 id: 7823