Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Carrier - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Carrier Linguistic Committee, 1973, Plants of Carrier Country, Fort St. James, BC. Carrier Linguistic Committee, page 71

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Scientific name: Juniperus communis L.
USDA symbol: JUCOD (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Juniper
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Carrier
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Decoction of berries and kinnikinnick leaves or balsam strained and taken for tuberculosis.

RECRD: 7077 id: 18440