Asteraceae Artemisia tilesii Ledeb.

Tilesius' Wormwood

Eskimo, Alaska - Drug, Respiratory Aid

Use documented by:
Ager, Thomas A. and Lynn Price Ager, 1980, Ethnobotany of The Eskimos of Nelson Island, Alaska, Arctic Anthropology 27:26-48, page 38

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Scientific name: Artemisia tilesii Ledeb.
USDA symbol: ARTIT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tilesius' Wormwood
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Plant boiled and the vapors inhaled for congestion.

RECRD: 32835 id: 5578