Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Carrier, Southern - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Smith, Harlan I., 1929, Materia Medica of the Bella Coola and Neighboring Tribes of British Columbia, National Museum of Canada Bulletin 56:47-68, page 49

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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, Southern
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Steam from boiling branches inhaled for headache and chest pain.

RECRD: 88054 id: 18443