Asteraceae Artemisia vulgaris L.

Common Wormwood

Karok - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Schenck, Sara M. and E. W. Gifford, 1952, Karok Ethnobotany, Anthropological Records 13(6):377-392, page 390

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Scientific name: Artemisia vulgaris L.
USDA symbol: ARVUV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Wormwood
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Karok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant taken by women for the pains of afterbirth.

RECRD: 82412 id: 5836