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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Chamaenerion angustifolium?
If you know websites containing any information about Chamaenerion angustifolium please link to them.
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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Chamaenerion angustifolium
Here is some basic information about Chamaenerion angustifolium.

 

Chamaenerion angustifolium basic info
Scientific Name: Chamaenerion angustifolium (L.) Scop..
Family: Onagraceae.
Genus: Chamaenerion.
Common names in English: French-willow, great willowherb, rosebay willowherb, willowherb.
Description: Chamerion angustifolium, commonly known as fireweed (mainly in North America), great willow-herb (some parts of Canada), or rosebay willowherb (mainly in Britain), is a perennial herbaceous plant, native throughout the temperate Northern Hemisphere, including large parts of the boreal forests. It's young shoots were often collected in the spring by Native American people and mixed with other greens. The Dena'ina add fireweed to their dogs' food. Fireweed is also a medicine of the Upper Inlet Dena'ina, who treat pus-filled boils or cuts by placing a piece of the raw stem on the afflicted area. - for more info about Chamaenerion angustifolium See link

 

 

Chamaenerion angustifolium in other websites
Chamaenerion angustifolium common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Chamaenerion angustifolium - See link.
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