Canadian Fleabane (Erigeron canadensis)

The plant is indigenous to America but found globally today. It is an annual or biennial 30 to 100 cm high with small yellowish composite flowers.

Parts used:

Aerial parts

Botany

The plant is indigenous to America but found globally today. It is an annual or biennial 30 to 100 cm high with small yellowish composite flowers.

Constituents

Contains predominantly volatile oils (notably limonene, bergamots and pinenes) and some tannins.

Possible Interactions

Herbs - None documented. Drugs - None known

Comments

Canadian fleabane is used for bronchitis, diarrhoea, dysentery, oedema, uterine bleeding, and tumours. It is also used orally as an anthelmintic, mild haemostyptic, to counteract or prevent inflammation and fever; and in the treatment of granuloma annulare, sore throats, and urinary tract infections.

➥ Pharmacopoeia and Other Monographs

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