Pinaceae Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.
Thompson - Drug, Dermatological Aid
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 97
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Scientific name: Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.
USDA symbol: ABLAL (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Subalpine Fir
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of pitch used alone for cuts or with Vaseline for sores. The pitch was smeared over injuries and covered with a bandage. In earlier times, animal fat was probably used in place of Vaseline
RECRD: 32110 id: 303