Asteraceae Artemisia dracunculus L.


Thompson - Drug, Diaphoretic

Use documented by:
Steedman, E.V., 1928, The Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, SI-BAE Annual Report #45:441-522, page 463

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Scientific name: Artemisia dracunculus L.
USDA symbol: ARDR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wormwood
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diaphoretic
Notes: Whole plant steamed to cause sweating for rheumatism and other aches.

RECRD: 82146 id: 5194