Conyza canadensis (Horseweed)

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Shock, Clinton. “Horseweed (Conyza canadensis).” Malheur Experiment Station. Malag.aes.oregonstate.edu/, 08 Aug. 2006. Web. 11 Feb. 2016.

Scientific Name  Conyza canadensis
Common Names  Canadian Horseweed, Horseweed
Nativity  Native; Generally found in the Thicket
Medicinal or Edible Section  Leaves, Whole Plant, Roots
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Leaves- flavoring, snuff to stimulate sneezing, treats diarrhea; Whole Plant- diuretic, treats  diarrhea and hemorrhages, treats tonsils and sore throat; Roots- boiled down can help with  menstrual irregularities
Used to treat  Diarrhea, Ear/Eye, Herbal Steam, Skin, Stomach

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