Boneset - (Eupatorium perfoliatum)


Boneset is a perennial. It is also called White Snakeroot, Agueweed, Feverwort or sweating-plant. The plant was often used by Native Americans to treat fever-producing illnesses.
The flowers are small, numerous white heads of tubular florets; about ten to twenty. The leaves are lance-shaped. This herb preferes wet ground. It flowers from July to September and can grow as large as 5 feet tall.

Parts used: Flower tops, leaves.

Don't use fresh Boneset since it contains a toxic chemical.

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