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Eupatorium perfoliatum ASTERACEAE
This common and familiar herb, also called Thoroughwort, is native to low meadows and damp ground. In August through September the terminal stem bears a large, domed cluster of white flowers. Leaves are large and opposite, completely surrounding the stem. Medicinal: The name "Boneset" derives from the treatment of a type of influenza called "Break-Bone Fever" (dengue) for which this herb was used. Long used, popular remedy in the U.S. Acts slowly and persistently as a febrifuge, diaphoretic, and to relieve bronchial congestion.

[Culture: P3-9/stratify 6-8 weeks at 40°F, transfer to 70°F/Lt/tp,ds/Sp,Fall/sun, part shade/36-48"/24" apart.]

Photography by Jude Della Terra


Pkt. (0.05 g, 352 seeds)
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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 09 May, 2007.

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