Asteraceae Cirsium ochrocentrum Gray

Yellowspine Thistle

Zuni - Drug, Contraceptive

Use documented by:
Camazine, Scott and Robert A. Bye, 1980, A Study Of The Medical Ethnobotany Of The Zuni Indians of New Mexico, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2:365-388, page 374

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Scientific name: Cirsium ochrocentrum Gray
USDA symbol: CIOC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellowspine Thistle
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Contraceptive
Notes: Infusion of root taken by both partners as a contraceptive.

RECRD: 21242 id: 9978