Scrophulariaceae Keckiella cordifolia (Benth.) Straw

Heartleaf Penstemon

Mahuna - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Romero, John Bruno, 1954, The Botanical Lore of the California Indians, New York. Vantage Press, Inc., page 12

View all documented uses for Keckiella cordifolia (Benth.) Straw

Scientific name: Keckiella cordifolia (Benth.) Straw
USDA symbol: KECO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Heartleaf Penstemon
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Mahuna
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Infusion used as a wash or poultice of plant applied for fistulas and ulcers.

RECRD: 90952 id: 19294