Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Kwakiutl - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia, Economic Botany 27:257-310, page 266

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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: Kwakiutl
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Decoction of wood and bark taken to purify the blood.

RECRD: 88033 id: 18485