Asteraceae Artemisia biennis Willd.

Biennial Wormwood

Cherokee - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 62

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Scientific name: Artemisia biennis Willd.
USDA symbol: ARBIB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Biennial Wormwood
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Used for painful menstruation.

RECRD: 81986 id: 4968