| Boneset |
| Eupatorium perfoliatum|
| Uses: Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 4-8) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
Eastern North American native found in swampy areas and along streams. Excellent remedy for colds and intermittent fever, especially for flu. Medical evidence suggests that it enhances the immune system. Caution: contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids; not recommended for long term use. Ht. 30-150cm/1-5ft.