Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Eskimo, Inupiat - Drug, Cough Medicine

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: Cough Medicine
Notes: Decoction of berries, needles and twigs taken one cup a day for coughing.

RECRD: 12013 id: 18470