Scrophulariaceae Penstemon jamesii Benth.

James' Beardtongue

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Analgesic

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: Penstemon jamesii Benth.
USDA symbol: PEJA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: James' Beardtongue
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Cold, compound infusion of plant taken for headache caused by hunting.

RECRD: 90972 id: 25923