Asteraceae Helenium autumnale L.

Common Sneezeweed

Menominee - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Densmore, Francis, 1932, Menominee Music, SI-BAE Bulletin #102, page 129

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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: Analgesic
Notes: Snuff of compounded flowers used to cause sneezing for headaches.

RECRD: 87186 id: 16530