Boraginaceae Cryptantha cinerea var. cinerea

James' Catseye

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Panacea

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 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, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Cold infusion of root used as 'life medicine.'

RECRD: 84735 id: 11528