Cupressaceae Thuja occidentalis L.

Eastern Arborvitae

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Urinary Aid

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 62

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Scientific name: Thuja occidentalis L.
USDA symbol: THOC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Arborvitae
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Decoction of needle covered branches or juice taken for urine retention or sore bladder.

RECRD: 5712 id: 39864