Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Potawatomi - Drug, Urinary Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 69

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Compound containing berries used for urinary tract diseases.

RECRD: 88053 id: 18506