Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Tanana, Upper - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Kari, Priscilla Russe, 1985, Upper Tanana Ethnobotany, Anchorage. Alaska Historical Commission, page 4

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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: Tanana, Upper
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Decoction of branches and fruit taken for coughs.

RECRD: 3259 id: 18514