Pinaceae Abies sp.

Balsam Fir

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 51

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Scientific name: Abies sp.
Common names: Balsam Fir
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Gitksan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Gum or mashed cones used as purgative and diuretic for consumption and gonorrhea.

RECRD: 80105 id: 336