Asteraceae Chaenactis stevioides Hook. & Arn.

Steve's Dustymaiden

Nevada Indian - Drug, Heart Medicine

Use documented by:
Murphey, Edith Van Allen, 1990, Indian Uses of Native Plants, Glenwood, Ill. Meyerbooks. Originally published in 1959, page 40

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Scientific name: Chaenactis stevioides Hook. & Arn.
USDA symbol: CHST (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Steve's Dustymaiden
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Nevada Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Heart Medicine
Notes: Infusion of plant used to slow down heartbeats of children with fevers.

RECRD: 21451 id: 9026