Hydrophyllaceae Eriodictyon californicum (Hook. & Arn.) Torr.

California Yerbasanta

Coahuilla - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Barrows, David Prescott, 1967, The Ethno-Botany of the Coahuilla Indians of Southern California, Banning CA. Malki Museum Press. Originally Published 1900, page 78

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Scientific name: Eriodictyon californicum (Hook. & Arn.) Torr.
USDA symbol: ERCA6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Yerbasanta
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Coahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Decoction of leaves used as a wash for 'sore parts' or painful, fatigued limbs.

RECRD: 85655 id: 13857