Asteraceae Helenium autumnale L.

Common Sneezeweed

Menominee - Drug, Alterative

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 30, 31

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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: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Alterative
Notes: Compound infusion of flower heads taken 'for its alterative effects.'

RECRD: 87184 id: 16528