Samiksha Jaiswal

Croton texensis

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Euphorbiaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Malpighiales
Genus  Croton
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Similar  Rushfoil, Croton ciliatoglandulifer, Croton guatemalensis, Croton alabamensis, Croton capitatus

Croton texensis (common name "Texas croton", "skunk weed"), is a plant found in the United States.

Uses

Among the Zuni people, a decoction of the plant taken for "sick stomach", as a purgative, and as a diuretic. An infusion is also taken for stomachaches, for syphilis, and for gonorrhea. The fresh or dried root is chewed by a medicine man before sucking snakebite and a poultice is applied to the wound.

References

Croton texensis Wikipedia


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