Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 41

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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, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Decoction of branch or wood and other herbs used for coughs.

RECRD: 5488 id: 18457