Asteraceae Tanacetum vulgare L.

Common Tansy

Malecite - Drug, Contraceptive

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 259

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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: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Contraceptive
Notes: Infusion of plant used to prevent pregnancy.

RECRD: 44168 id: 39312