Boraginaceae Cryptantha cinerea var. cinerea

James' Catseye

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Disinfectant

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 40

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Scientific name: Cryptantha cinerea var. cinerea
USDA symbol: CRCIC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: James' Catseye
Family: Boraginaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Plant given to newborn infant for prenatal snake or toad infection.

RECRD: 84729 id: 11522