Helenium autumnale (Common Sneezeweed)

Helenium-autumnale-Sneezeweed-close-up

Helenium autumnale (Sneezeweed).” Prairie Moon Nursery. Prairiemoon.com, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.

Scientific Name  Helenium autumnale
Common Names  Common Sneezeweed
Nativity  Native
Medicinal or Edible Section  Flowers, Leaves, Stem
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Flowers- dried mature heads used as snuff to treat colds and headaches, tea treats  intestinal worms; Leaves- infusion used as laxative; Stem- infusion used as wash treats  fevers
Used to treat  Coughs/Colds/Expectorants, Fever, Gynecology, Pulmonary/Respiratory Aids, Stomach

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