Scrophulariaceae Castilleja angustifolia (Nutt.) G. Don

Northwestern Indian Paintbrush

Quileute - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 46

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Scientific name: Castilleja angustifolia (Nutt.) G. Don
USDA symbol: CAANA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northwestern Indian Paintbrush
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Quileute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Infusion of whole plant taken to regulate menstruation.

RECRD: 83530 id: 8452