Asteraceae Artemisia dracunculus L.
Thompson - Drug, Cold Remedy
Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 169
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Scientific name: Artemisia dracunculus L.
USDA symbol: ARDR4 (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wormwood
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Plant used as a wash for colds. The plant could also be boiled and the steam used for colds. The patient would lie in the steam while he was covered with a blanket.
RECRD: 32457 id: 5191