Asteraceae Balsamorhiza incana Nutt.

Hoary Balsamroot

Cheyenne - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 189

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Scientific name: Balsamorhiza incana Nutt.
USDA symbol: BAIN (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hoary Balsamroot
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Decoction of leaves, roots and stems taken for stomach pains.

RECRD: 2065 id: 6847