Pinaceae Abies sp.

Balsam Fir

Cheyenne - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 169

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Scientific name: Abies sp.
Common names: Balsam Fir
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Leaves with fungus burned on coals with or without sweet grass used ceremonially to purify sickness.

RECRD: 1905 id: 333