Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.
Thompson - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy
Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 92
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Scientific name: Juniperus communis L.
USDA symbol: JUCOD (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Juniper
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Branches used for tuberculosis. It was said that for the medicine to be really effective, the boughs should be taken from a plant growing all by itself.
RECRD: 32071 id: 18536