Asteraceae Artemisia absinthium L.

Absinth Sagewort

Chippewa - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 362

View all documented uses for Artemisia absinthium L.

Scientific name: Artemisia absinthium L.
USDA symbol: ARAB3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Absinth Sagewort
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Boiled plant top used as warm compress for sprain or strained muscles.

RECRD: 81980 id: 4939