University of the Philippines Baguio Herbarium
Helichrysum arenarium

Helichrysum arenarium (L.) Moench  [Unverified Identification]

Family Asteraceae
Habit Herb
Habitat Moist soils in grasslands and forests
Special Notes Named the ""Immortal herb"" because of its medicinal properties
Ethnobotanical Uses MEDICINAL: used for its antidiuretic, antibiotic, and antispasmodic properties, used as herbal fruit tea;
Collected from Kabayan, Benguet, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
Collector(s) Justine Enid Lacaden