“Erechtites hieracifolia.” Missouri Plants. Missouriplants.com, n.d. Web. 22 Feb. 2016.
|Scientific Name||Erechtites hieracifolia|
|Common Names||American Burnweed, Fireweed|
|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|
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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