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Scientific Name:Anaphalis Margaritacea
Common Name(s): Pearly Everlasting
Parts Used: leaf
Rick 18 Jul, 2008
Grows to 3 feet (90 cm). Creamy flowers bloom in larger terminal clusters. Found in dry soils, fields, open woods. Make a tea to relieve colds and coughs. Use one handful of leaves added to 1 pint (.5 L) of hot water for 10 minutes. Steeping the tea for longer can greatly alter the strength and effect of the medication.