Polemoniaceae Polemonium elegans Greene

Elegant Jacobsladder

Thompson - Drug, Dermatological 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 467

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Scientific name: Polemonium elegans Greene
USDA symbol: POEL3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Elegant Jacobsladder
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Compound decoction containing several species used as a wash for the head and hair.

RECRD: 91886 id: 28726