“Helenium autumnale (Sneezeweed).” Prairie Moon Nursery. Prairiemoon.com, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.
|Scientific Name||Helenium autumnale|
|Common Names||Common Sneezeweed|
|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|
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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