Asteraceae Antennaria plantaginifolia (L.) Richards.

Woman's Tobacco

Cherokee - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 50

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Scientific name: Antennaria plantaginifolia (L.) Richards.
USDA symbol: ANPL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Woman's Tobacco
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Infusion of entire plant given, especially to children, for 'bowel complaint.'

RECRD: 81334 id: 3615