Spreading Sneeze Weed (Centipeda minima)

Annual
C. minuta. C. orbicularis. Artemisia minima.
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Spreading Sneeze Weed
Centipeda minima
Compositae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    Anodyne, antitussive, depurative, diuretic, stimulates blood circulation[147, 176].

    When the aroma of the squeezed flower heads is inhaled it induces sneezing and so is used to relieve nasal conjestion, especially during coughs and colds[272]. A paste made from the flower heads is applied externally in the treatment of swellings and skin inflammations[272].

  • Edible Use

    None known

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow in a seed tray in mid spring, planting out after the last expected frosts. If you have sufficient seed, the it can be sown in situ outdoors in late spring.
See also[58], [240].
E. Asia to Australia.

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