Cupressaceae Thuja occidentalis L.

Eastern Arborvitae

Micmac - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Chandler, R. Frank, Lois Freeman and Shirley N. Hooper, 1979, Herbal Remedies of the Maritime Indians, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1:49-68, 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: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Gum used for toothache.

RECRD: 96180 id: 39901