Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Chippewa - Drug, Respiratory Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 124

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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: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Decoction of twigs and leaves taken for asthma.

RECRD: 88025 id: 18453