Eupatorium perfoliatum

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Boneset

Eupatorium perfoliatum
MEDICINAL: Used for treating severe fevers, as well as flu and catarrh conditions. One to two tablespoons of the tincture in hot water is used for sweat therapy to break fevers.

RELIGIOUS: An infusion sprinked around the house will drive away evil spirits and negativity.

GROWING:Boneset prefers damp to moist rich soils. It is a North American native perennial that reaches 2 to 4 feet high, and grows in partial sun.