Cupressaceae Juniperus virginiana L.

Eastern Redcedar

Rappahannock - Drug, Respiratory Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 33

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Scientific name: Juniperus virginiana L.
USDA symbol: JUVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Redcedar
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Compound infusion with berries taken for asthma.

RECRD: 88316 id: 19201