Asteraceae Helenium puberulum DC.


Costanoan - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 26

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Scientific name: Helenium puberulum DC.
USDA symbol: HEPU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rosilla
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Dried, powdered plant rubbed on the forehead and nose for colds.

RECRD: 87189 id: 16541