Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium ambrosioides L.

Mexican Tea

Mahuna - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Romero, John Bruno, 1954, The Botanical Lore of the California Indians, New York. Vantage Press, Inc., page 14

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Scientific name: Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
USDA symbol: CHAMA16 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mexican Tea
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Mahuna
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Roots used for delayed menstrual period.

RECRD: 83845 id: 9443