Asteraceae Centaurea melitensis L.

Maltese Star Thistle

Mahuna - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Romero, John Bruno, 1954, The Botanical Lore of the California Indians, New York. Vantage Press, Inc., page 69

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Scientific name: Centaurea melitensis L.
USDA symbol: CEME2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Maltese Star Thistle
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Mahuna
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Plant used for the kidneys.

RECRD: 83691 id: 8812