Rhamnaceae Ceanothus sp.

California Lilac

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 22

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Scientific name: Ceanothus sp.
Common names: California Lilac
Family: Rhamnaceae
Family (APG): Rhamnaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant used as a wash for facial blemishes and the hair.

RECRD: 83636 id: 8681