Asteraceae Tanacetum vulgare L.

Common Tansy

Shinnecock - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Carr, Lloyd G. and Carlos Westey, 1945, Surviving Folktales & Herbal Lore Among the Shinnecock Indians, Journal of American Folklore 58:113-123, page 119

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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: Shinnecock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken for 'inside pains.'

RECRD: 95924 id: 39324