Asteraceae Chaetopappa ericoides (Torr.) Nesom

Rose Heath

Havasupai - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Weber, Steven A. and P. David Seaman, 1985, Havasupai Habitat: A. F. Whiting's Ethnography of a Traditional Indian Culture, Tucson. The University of Arizona Press, page 248

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Scientific name: Chaetopappa ericoides (Torr.) Nesom
USDA symbol: CHER2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rose Heath
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Havasupai
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Decoction of whole plant or roots given or used as a wash for children with digestive troubles.

RECRD: 7399 id: 9031