Polemoniaceae Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. aggregata

Skyrocket Gilia

Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 111

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Scientific name: Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. aggregata
USDA symbol: IPAGA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Skyrocket Gilia
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Infusion of leaves and stalks taken for constipation and to 'clean out your system.'

RECRD: 12734 id: 17926