Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Cree, Hudson Bay - Drug, Disinfectant

Use documented by:
Holmes, E.M., 1884, Medicinal Plants Used by Cree Indians, Hudson's Bay Territory, The Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions 15:302-304, page 302

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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: Cree, Hudson Bay
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Plant used for the antiseptic qualities on wounds.

RECRD: 88027 id: 18455