Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Eskimo, Inupiat - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Jones, Anore, 1983, Nauriat Niginaqtuat = Plants That We Eat, Kotzebue, Alaska. Maniilaq Association Traditional Nutrition Program, page 110

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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: Eskimo, Inupiat
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Infusion of berries taken or one berry a day eaten to prevent colds.

RECRD: 12011 id: 18469