Asteraceae Pluchea foetida (L.) DC.

Stinking Camphorweed

Choctaw - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Bushnell, Jr., David I., 1909, The Choctaw of Bayou Lacomb, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, SI-BAE Bulletin #48, page 23

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Scientific name: Pluchea foetida (L.) DC.
USDA symbol: PLFOF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Stinking Camphorweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Choctaw
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Decoction of leaves taken 'during attacks of fever.'

RECRD: 91845 id: 28627