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Many of you got it right. In Dominica this plant is widely known as Tabac Zombie but in other countries is also known as Tabac Diable, Bitter Tobacco or Indian Tobacco, among other names.

It is used as a  medicine for a whole range of ailments ranging from digestive problems, headaches, toothaches, sore throat, catarrh, flatulence, high blood pressure to rashes. It is considered to be an antiseptic and is also associated with spiritual cleansing.

Its scientific name is pluchea carolinensis.