Scrophulariaceae Castilleja coccinea (L.) Spreng.

Scarlet Indian Paintbrush

Chippewa - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 362

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Scientific name: Castilleja coccinea (L.) Spreng.
USDA symbol: CACO17 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Scarlet Indian Paintbrush
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Simple or compound decoction of flowers used for paralysis.

RECRD: 83535 id: 8459