Polygonaceae Eriogonum racemosum Nutt.

Redroot Buckwheat

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Blood 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 23

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Scientific name: Eriogonum racemosum Nutt.
USDA symbol: ERRA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Redroot Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Cold infusion of whole plant taken for blood poisoning or internal injuries.

RECRD: 85804 id: 14117