Hydrophyllaceae Eriodictyon trichocalyx Heller

Hairy Yerbasanta

Cahuilla - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 71

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Scientific name: Eriodictyon trichocalyx Heller
USDA symbol: ERTRT4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hairy Yerbasanta
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Decoction of three leaves & 1/2 teaspoon of sugar taken for coughs, one teaspoon every four hours.

RECRD: 11442 id: 13920