Cupressaceae Thuja occidentalis L.

Eastern Arborvitae

Ojibwa - Drug, Diaphoretic

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: Diaphoretic
Notes: Compound containing leaves used in the sweatbath.

RECRD: 96187 id: 39911