Scrophulariaceae Castilleja angustifolia (Nutt.) G. Don

Northwestern Indian Paintbrush

Shuswap - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Palmer, Gary, 1975, Shuswap Indian Ethnobotany, Syesis 8:29-51, page 69

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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: Shuswap
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Decoction of roots, stems and leaves used for weak or sore eyes.

RECRD: 83531 id: 8453