Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Hanaksiala - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 160

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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: Hanaksiala
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Heated poultice of branch and 'berry' paste applied to wounds and cuts.

RECRD: 61062 id: 18477