Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium ambrosioides L.

Mexican Tea

Miwok - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Barrett, S. A. and E. W. Gifford, 1933, Miwok Material Culture, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 2(4):11, page 168

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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: Miwok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Plant used as wash for gonorrhea and injected into affected parts.

RECRD: 20199 id: 9447