Rosaceae Cercocarpus montanus Raf.

True Mountain Mahogany

Tewa - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Robbins, W.W., J.P. Harrington and B. Freire-Marreco, 1916, Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians, SI-BAE Bulletin #55, page 45

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Scientific name: Cercocarpus montanus Raf.
USDA symbol: CEMOM4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: True Mountain Mahogany
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Tewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Cold infusion of plant or leaves taken as a laxative.

RECRD: 83765 id: 8964