Hydrophyllaceae Phacelia hastata var. hastata

Silverleaf Phacelia

Thompson - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Steedman, E.V., 1928, The Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, SI-BAE Annual Report #45:441-522, page 470

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Scientific name: Phacelia hastata var. hastata
USDA symbol: PHHAH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Silverleaf Phacelia
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant taken for difficult menstruation.

RECRD: 91114 id: 26265