Asteraceae Eupatorium perfoliatum L.

Common Boneset

Shinnecock - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Carr, Lloyd G. and Carlos Westey, 1945, Surviving Folktales & Herbal Lore Among the Shinnecock Indians, Journal of American Folklore 58:113-123, page 118

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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: Shinnecock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Bitter infusion taken for fever.

RECRD: 86065 id: 14540