Asteraceae Aster sp.

Prairie Aster

Blackfoot - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 66

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Scientific name: Aster sp.
Common names: Prairie Aster
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Infusion of plant used as an enema for babies with colic or intestinal troubles.

RECRD: 3660 id: 6428