Polemoniaceae Gilia inconspicua (Sm.) Sweet

Shy Gilia

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Febrifuge

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 40

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Scientific name: Gilia inconspicua (Sm.) Sweet
USDA symbol: GIIN2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Shy Gilia
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Cold, compound infusion of plant taken and used as lotion for fever.

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