Asteraceae Helenium autumnale L.

Common Sneezeweed

Comanche - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Carlson, Gustav G. and Volney H. Jones, 1940, Some Notes on Uses of Plants by the Comanche Indians, Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters 25:517-542, page 522

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Scientific name: Helenium autumnale L.
USDA symbol: HEAUA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Sneezeweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Comanche
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Infusion of stems used as a wash for fever.

RECRD: 87178 id: 16526