Cupressaceae Thuja occidentalis L.

Eastern Arborvitae

Ojibwa - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 380

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Decoction of leaves taken for coughs.

RECRD: 96186 id: 39910