Asteraceae Artemisia campestris L.

Field Sagewort

Blackfoot - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 60

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Scientific name: Artemisia campestris L.
USDA symbol: ARCAB4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Field Sagewort
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Decoction of leaves taken to abort difficult pregnancies.

RECRD: 3637 id: 4987