Polemoniaceae Ipomopsis laxiflora (Coult.) V. Grant

Iron Skyrocket

Keres, Western - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 45

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Scientific name: Ipomopsis laxiflora (Coult.) V. Grant
USDA symbol: IPLA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Iron Skyrocket
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Infusion of roots used as an emetic to eliminate the ozone in cases of lightning shock.

RECRD: 30202 id: 17978