Scrophulariaceae Cordylanthus wrightii Gray

Wright's Bird's Beak

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 44

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Scientific name: Cordylanthus wrightii Gray
USDA symbol: COWRW (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wright's Bird's Beak
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Decoction of plant taken for menstrual pain and by men for leg or body aches.

RECRD: 84421 id: 10705