Tridentata ( " Bush" ) is often referred to as when used as a and supplement; however, it does not grow in the synonymous plant community chaparral. The Indians used the plant for intestinal complaints and tuberculosis. The drank a decoction of the leaves as anemetic, and applied the boiled leaves as poultices to wounds or sores. Indians prepared it medicinally for stiff limbs, snake bites, and menstrual cramps. , after which the guaiacol in creosote was named, was used by native Caribbean islanders to treat tropical diseases and later for syphilis. Another aspect that makes this such an intriguing plant is its longevity. There is a Larrea stand in the called the “King Clone” that is a whopping 11,700 years old and has been growing deeply into the earth and spreading outward since 97,000 B.C. and I'm completely serious!
I will be , and preparing the in the way of the Americans from what is now Lake Isabella and county. The whole process will remain sterile.