Scrophulariaceae Castilleja integra Gray

Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Blood Medicine

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 43, 44

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Scientific name: Castilleja integra Gray
USDA symbol: CAINI5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Compound decoction of root used to 'clean out the blood' after internal injury.

RECRD: 83538 id: 8472