Asteraceae Helenium autumnale L.

Common Sneezeweed

Menominee - Drug, Cold Remedy

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: Cold Remedy
Notes: Simple or compound snuff of flowers caused sneezing to clear a stuffy headcold.

RECRD: 87187 id: 16531