Cupressaceae Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) B.S.P.

Atlantic White Cedar

Ojibwa, South - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Hoffman, W.J., 1891, The Midewiwin or 'Grand Medicine Society' of the Ojibwa, SI-BAE Annual Report #7, page 198

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Scientific name: Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) B.S.P.
USDA symbol: CHTH2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Atlantic White Cedar
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa, South
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Poultice of crushed leaves and bark applied for headache.

RECRD: 83812 id: 9136