Asteraceae Helenium amarum var. amarum


Koasati - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 62

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Scientific name: Helenium amarum var. amarum
USDA symbol: HEAMA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellowdicks
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Koasati
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Decoction of entire plant used as a sweatbath for dropsy.

RECRD: 87197 id: 16523