Asteraceae Helenium autumnale L.

Common Sneezeweed

Meskwaki - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 215

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Disk florets used as snuff for colds or catarrh.

RECRD: 87179 id: 16532