Cupressaceae Thuja occidentalis L.

Eastern Arborvitae

Menominee - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 46

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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: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Infusion of dried inner bark taken during a cold to treat suppressed menses.

RECRD: 96171 id: 39890