Asteraceae Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (Nutt.) Nesom

Aromatic Aster

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Witchcraft Medicine

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 48

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Scientific name: Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (Nutt.) Nesom
USDA symbol: SYOB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Aromatic Aster
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Witchcraft Medicine
Notes: Decoction used as lotion for protection from witches.

RECRD: 82782 id: 39190