Polemoniaceae Ipomopsis longiflora ssp. longiflora

Flaxflowered Gilia

Zuni - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Camazine, Scott and Robert A. Bye, 1980, A Study Of The Medical Ethnobotany Of The Zuni Indians of New Mexico, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2:365-388, page 378

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Scientific name: Ipomopsis longiflora ssp. longiflora
USDA symbol: IPLOL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Flaxflowered Gilia
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of dried, powdered flowers and water applied to remove hair on newborns and children.

RECRD: 21282 id: 18002