Cupressaceae Thuja occidentalis L.

Eastern Arborvitae

Malecite - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 249

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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: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Infusion of boughs used for coughs.

RECRD: 44083 id: 39883