Subalpine Fir (Abies lasiocarpa)
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The fragrant young leaves and twigs are used to repel moths or are burnt as an incense[46, 61, 169, 257]. They were also ground into a powder and used to make a baby powder and perfumes[226, 257].
A gum is obtained from the bark. It is antiseptic[46, 61] and was chewed by the N. American Indians in order to clean the teeth. It was also used to plug holes in canoes.
An infusion of the leaves is used as a hair tonic. The leaves can also be placed in the shoes as a foot deodorant.
Wood – light, soft, not strong. It is little used except as a fuel and for pulp[46, 61, 82]. The native North American Indians used it for making chairs and insect-proof storage boxes. It was also used as a fuel and was said to burn for a long time.
Cultivation & Habitat
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