Asteraceae Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower

Pima - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Curtin, L. S. M., 1949, By the Prophet of the Earth, Sante Fe. San Vicente Foundation, page 103

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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: Pima
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Decoction of leaves taken for high fevers.

RECRD: 87224 id: 16618