Asteraceae Conyza canadensis var. canadensis

Canadian Horseweed

Seminole - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Sturtevant, William, 1954, The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices, Yale University, PhD Thesis, page 279

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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: Seminole
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Infusion of leaves and bark taken and steam inhaled for runny nose, stuffy head and sore throat.

RECRD: 62100 id: 10623