Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Okanagon - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Perry, F., 1952, Ethno-Botany of the Indians in the Interior of British Columbia, Museum and Art Notes 2(2):36-43., page 42

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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: Okanagon
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Infusion of twigs used as a wash for sore eyes.

RECRD: 88046 id: 18502