Rubiaceae Houstonia rubra Cav.

Red Bluet

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 43

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Scientific name: Houstonia rubra Cav.
USDA symbol: HORU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Bluet
Family: Rubiaceae
Family (APG): Rubiaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant used for menstrual troubles.

RECRD: 87503 id: 17418