Sneezewort

 

ACHILLEA PTARMICA

COMMON NAME : Sneezewort

FAMILY :        Asteraceae   (Daisy family)


PARTS USED :  leaf, rhizome


TRADITIONAL & MODERN USE:

Dried, powdered leaf used to be used as a sneezing powder to “clear the head” Also to alleviate toothache and promote the flow of saliva. The rhizome can be chewed to help with flatulence and sluggish digestion.