Brassicaceae Draba helleriana Greene

Heller's Whitlowgrass

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Witchcraft Medicine

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 28

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Scientific name: Draba helleriana Greene
USDA symbol: DRHEH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Heller's Whitlowgrass
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Witchcraft Medicine
Notes: Cold infusion of plant taken and used as a lotion to protect against witches.

RECRD: 85172 id: 12662