Pinaceae Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.

Eastern Hemlock

Algonquin, Quebec - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Black, Meredith Jean, 1980, Algonquin Ethnobotany: An Interpretation of Aboriginal Adaptation in South Western Quebec, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series Number 65, page 125

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Scientific name: Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.
USDA symbol: TSCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Hemlock
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Algonquin, Quebec
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Decoction of branches boiled down to a thick syrup or paste and used as a poultice for arthritis.

RECRD: 11018 id: 40839