Fireweed

What other names is Fireweed known by?

Adelfilla, Blood Vine, Blooming Sally, Bouquet Rouge, Chamaenerion angustifolium, Chamerion angustifolium, Épilobe, Épilobe en Épi, Épilobe à Feuilles Étroites, Epilobio, Epilobium angustifolium, Epilobium spicatum, Flowering Willow, French Willow, Great Willowherb, Herbe de San Antonio, Laurier de San Antonio, Persian Willow, Purple Rocket, Rose Bay Willow, Rosebay Willow, Tame Withy, Wickup, Wicopy, Willow Herb.

What is Fireweed?

Fireweed is an herb. The above ground parts of the plant are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Fevers, tumors, and wounds.

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