Asteraceae Artemisia filifolia Torr.

Sand Sagebrush

Comanche - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Carlson, Gustav G. and Volney H. Jones, 1940, Some Notes on Uses of Plants by the Comanche Indians, Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters 25:517-542, page 520

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Scientific name: Artemisia filifolia Torr.
USDA symbol: ARFI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sand Sagebrush
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Comanche
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Padding of plants placed over hot coals as a bed after childbirth.

RECRD: 82066 id: 5206