Erechtites hieracifolia (American Burnweed)

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Erechtites hieracifolia.” Missouri Plants. Missouriplants.com, n.d. Web. 22 Feb. 2016.

Scientific Name  Erechtites hieracifolia
Common Names  American Burnweed, Fireweed
Nativity  Native
Medicinal or Edible Section  Extract, Oil, Whole Plant
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Extract- treats mucus tissue diseases in the lungs; Oil- helps appetite and digestion;  Whole Plant- treats chronic bronchitis, coughs
Used to treat  Cathartic/Laxative

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