Boraginaceae Heliotropium curassavicum L.

Salt Heliotrope

Paiute - Drug, Diuretic

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 84, 85

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Scientific name: Heliotropium curassavicum L.
USDA symbol: HECUC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Salt Heliotrope
Family: Boraginaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Decoction of plant or roots taken in cases of 'retention of urine.'

RECRD: 87255 id: 16722