Hydrophyllaceae Phacelia purshii Buckl.

Miami Mist

Cherokee - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 49

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Scientific name: Phacelia purshii Buckl.
USDA symbol: PHPU3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Miami Mist
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Poultice of plant used for swollen joints.

RECRD: 91116 id: 26271