Pinaceae Tsuga mertensiana (Bong.) Carr.

Mountain Hemlock

Tlingit - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Krause, Aurel, 1956, The Tlingit Indians. Translated by Erna Gunther, Seattle. University of Washington Press, page 284

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Scientific name: Tsuga mertensiana (Bong.) Carr.
USDA symbol: TSME (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mountain Hemlock
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Tlingit
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Compound poultice of sap applied for syphilis.

RECRD: 91586 id: 41109