Asteraceae Artemisia tilesii Ledeb.

Tilesius' Wormwood

Eskimo, Alaska - Other, Cleaning Agent

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: Other
Use sub-category: Cleaning Agent
Notes: Fresh, crushed leaves rubbed on hands to remove or mask odors after cleaning fish.

RECRD: 32839 id: 5581