Simaroubaceae Castela emoryi (Gray) Moran & Felger

Thorn Of Christ

Yavapai - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1936, Northeastern and Western Yavapai, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 34:247-345, page 261

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Scientific name: Castela emoryi (Gray) Moran & Felger
USDA symbol: CAEM4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Thorn Of Christ
Family: Simaroubaceae
Family (APG): Simaroubaceae
Native American Tribe: Yavapai
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Milky fluid of pulverized buds rubbed on face to stop pimples.

RECRD: 20660 id: 8447