Juniperus virginiana (Eastern Redcedar)

Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)

“Want for Water.” SavaTree. The Tree and Shrub Care Company, 30 May 2014. Web. 18 Mar. 2016.

Scientific Name  Juniperus virginiana
Common Names  Eastern Redcedar
Nativity  Native
Medicinal or Edible Section  Berries, Scale-like leaves, Roots
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Berries- (as a tea) to help asthma, vomiting, colds; Scale-like leaves- tea for sore throat, paste for sore joints,disinfectant, speed up child birth, intestinal worms; Roots- as a tonic; All- pulmonary/Respiratory aid
Used to treat  Cathartic/Laxative, Coughs/Colds/Expectorants, Disinfectant, Herbal Steam, Intestinal  Worms, Kidney/Diuretics, Pulmonary/Respiratory Aids, Sedatives,  Skin, Stimulants, Arthritis aid, Childbirth aid

Sandy Hook Herbarium can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.

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