Hemlock Spruce

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What other names is Hemlock Spruce known by?

Abeto Rojo, Abies excelsa, Balm of Gilead Fir, Balsam Fir, Baume du Canada, Canada Balsam, Fir Needle Oil, Fir Tree, Norway Pine, Norway Spruce, Picea abies, Picea Aetheroleum, Picea excelsa, Picea Turiones Recentes, Pin Résineux, Pin Rouge, Pin Rouge d'Amérique, Pinus abies, Pinus viminalis, Pruches, Sapin Baumier, Sapinette, Spruce, Spruce Fir, Tsuga.

What is Hemlock Spruce?

Hemlock spruce is a plant. People use the needles and the oil distilled from the needles, branch tips, or branches of fresh fir shoots for medicine.

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  • Coughs, the common cold, bronchitis, fevers, inflammation of the mouth and throat, muscular and nerve pain, arthritis, bacterial infection, arthritis pain, nerve pain, muscle pain, tuberculosis, and other conditions.

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