Polemoniaceae Eriastrum eremicum (Jepson) Mason

Desert Woolstar

Paiute - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 80

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Scientific name: Eriastrum eremicum (Jepson) Mason
USDA symbol: ERERE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Desert Woolstar
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant used for children with tuberculosis.

RECRD: 85535 id: 13555