Primulaceae Androsace occidentalis Pursh

Western Rockjasmine

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Gynecological Aid

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 38

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Scientific name: Androsace occidentalis Pursh
USDA symbol: ANOC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Rockjasmine
Family: Primulaceae
Family (APG): Primulaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Compound decoction of whole plant used for postpartum hemorrhage.

RECRD: 81141 id: 3317