Asteraceae Eupatorium perfoliatum L.

Common Boneset

Nanticoke - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 56, 84

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Scientific name: Eupatorium perfoliatum L.
USDA symbol: EUPEP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Boneset
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Nanticoke
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Compound infusion of whole plant taken for chills and fever.

RECRD: 86057 id: 14530