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|
Sandy Hook Herbarium can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.
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