Asteraceae Symphyotrichum cusickii (Gray) Nesom

Cusick's Aster

Cheyenne - Drug, Ear Medicine

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 187

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Scientific name: Symphyotrichum cusickii (Gray) Nesom
USDA symbol: SYCU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cusick's Aster
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ear Medicine
Notes: Infusion of dried stems used as ear drops for earaches.

RECRD: 2047 id: 39155