TITLE

Healing Plants

AUTHOR(S)
Adams Jr., James D.; Lemos, Frank
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
News from Native California;Summer2003, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the safe and scientifically justified uses of various medicinal plants in California. Yerba mansa, scientifically known as Anemopsis californica; Hog fennel, scientifically known as Lomatium californicum; California jimson weed, scientifically known as Datura wrightii.
ACCESSION #
10596326

 

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