Gentianaceae Frasera albomarginata S. Wats.

Desert Elkweed

Shoshoni - Drug, Eye Medicine

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 75

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Scientific name: Frasera albomarginata S. Wats.
USDA symbol: FRAL5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Desert Elkweed
Family: Gentianaceae
Family (APG): Gentianaceae
Native American Tribe: Shoshoni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Decoction of root used as an eyewash.

RECRD: 95783 id: 15148