Asteraceae Tanacetum vulgare L.

Common Tansy

Chippewa - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 354

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Scientific name: Tanacetum vulgare L.
USDA symbol: TAVU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Tansy
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Compound infusion of leaves taken to 'break up a fever.'

RECRD: 95906 id: 39302