Eupatorium perfoliatu. Compositae
Found in damp places.
Has rough hairy stems. Leaves also rather hairy. Flowers are white and creamy, and very numerous. Named after King Eupator, king of Pontus, who discovered and extolled the medicinal uses of this plant. Its common name of boneset came from the success abtained with this plant in speeding setting of broken bones and soothing aching ones.
Use, internal: It is useful in all forms of fever and colds, and in all bone weekness from rickets to tender or aching bones.
Dose: A standard brew of the flowering tops or leaves, a half cupful morning and night.