Saxifragaceae Heuchera rubescens Torr.

Pink Alumroot

Paiute - Drug, Venereal Aid

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 87, 88

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Scientific name: Heuchera rubescens Torr.
USDA symbol: HERUR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pink Alumroot
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Decoction of root taken for venereal disease.

RECRD: 87433 id: 17120