Asteraceae Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower

Dakota - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 130

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Scientific name: Helianthus annuus L.
USDA symbol: HEAN3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Sunflower
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Dakota
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Decoction of flower heads taken for pulmonary troubles.

RECRD: 87209 id: 16564