Boraginaceae Heliotropium curassavicum L.

Salt Heliotrope

Pima - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Russell, Frank, 1908, The Pima Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #26:1-390, page 79

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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: Pima
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of dried, pulverized root applied to sores and wounds.

RECRD: 87258 id: 16725