What is another word for boneset?

Pronunciation: [bˈə͡ʊnsɛt] (IPA)

Boneset or Eupatorium perfoliatum is a herbaceous plant widely used in traditional medicine to treat various ailments such as flu, cold, and fever. Boneset is also known by several other names, including agueweed, feverwort, and Indian sage. Other synonyms for boneset include thoroughwort, crosswort, and sweatplant. The plant gets its name from its ability to promote sweating, which is believed to help alleviate fever symptoms. Boneset leaves are also used as a natural remedy for digestive problems, such as stomach cramps and constipation. The plant's extracts are also used in modern medicine for their potential anti-inflammatory and antipyretic properties.

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Usage examples for Boneset

It makes me sick to use it; I feel as if the doctor was going to order me some boneset tea.
"A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories"
William D. Howells
The stump was there, a bit lower and more worn at the crevices, leaking sawdust like an overloved doll-but the low shrub had become a tall sapling, the weeds-vervain, boneset, velvet-leaf-all had been topped and killed off by dense-foliaged bushes and shrubs, which a year before had not raised a leaf above the meadow level.
"Edge of the Jungle"
William Beebe
The sun came out with a power that had in it something peculiar, and made all human beings feel drowsy, heavy, listless, and disposed to take boneset-tea.
"Winter Fun"
William O. Stoddard

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