Asteraceae Cirsium ochrocentrum Gray

Yellowspine Thistle

Zuni - Drug, Diaphoretic

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 44, 45

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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: Diaphoretic
Notes: Infusion of whole plant taken as a diaphoretic for syphilis.

RECRD: 84122 id: 9979