Cupressaceae Juniperus sp.

Juniper Wood

Gitksan - Drug, Diuretic

Use documented by:
Smith, Harlan I., 1929, Materia Medica of the Bella Coola and Neighboring Tribes of British Columbia, National Museum of Canada Bulletin 56:47-68, page 49

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Scientific name: Juniperus sp.
Common names: Juniper Wood
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Gitksan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Strong decoction of whole plant taken as a diuretic and purgative.

RECRD: 88211 id: 19095