Asteraceae Artemisia vulgaris L.

Common Wormwood

Kiowa - Other, Cleaning Agent

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 57

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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: Kiowa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cleaning Agent
Notes: Leaves rubbed on the face and hands as a purifying agent.

RECRD: 82415 id: 5840