Cupressaceae Juniperus scopulorum Sarg.

Rocky Mountain Juniper

Blackfoot - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 17

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Scientific name: Juniperus scopulorum Sarg.
USDA symbol: JUSC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rocky Mountain Juniper
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Decoction of leaves and turpentine rubbed on parts affected by arthritis and rheumatism.

RECRD: 60542 id: 18939