Scrophulariaceae Limosella aquatica L.

Water Mudwort

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Witchcraft Medicine

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 44

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Scientific name: Limosella aquatica L.
USDA symbol: LIAQ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Water Mudwort
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Witchcraft Medicine
Notes: Leaves rubbed on body ceremonially for protection against witches.

RECRD: 88717 id: 20327