Asteraceae Conyza canadensis var. canadensis

Canadian Horseweed

Iroquois - Drug, Anticonvulsive

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1945, Le Folklore Botanique De Caughnawaga, Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:7-72, page 65

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Scientific name: Conyza canadensis var. canadensis
USDA symbol: COCAC3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Horseweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Anticonvulsive
Notes: Infusion of whole plant and roots from another plant used for children with convulsions and fevers.

RECRD: 50133 id: 10607