Tup'

Mormon Tea or Indian Tea

NPS

Ephedra Viridis

Paiute people still use Indian tea (or Mormon tea) as both a beverage and a medicine. An infusion of the graygreen spikelets can treat stomach aches, rheumatism, colds, and kidney problems. Tup´ also serves as a blood tonic that improves circulation.

 

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Mailing Address:

Pipe Spring National Monument
HC 65 Box 5
406 Pipe Springs Road

Fredonia, AZ 86022

Phone:

(928) 643-7105

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