Asteraceae Aster foliaceus Lindl.

Alpine Leafybract Aster

Thompson - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Steedman, E.V., 1928, The Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, SI-BAE Annual Report #45:441-522, page 461

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Scientific name: Aster foliaceus Lindl.
USDA symbol: SYFOF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Alpine Leafybract Aster
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Strong decoction of root mixed with salmon oil and taken for syphilis.

RECRD: 82751 id: 6427