Juglandaceae Juglans cinerea L.


Potawatomi - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 60, 61

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Scientific name: Juglans cinerea L.
USDA symbol: JUCI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Butternut
Family: Juglandaceae
Family (APG): Juglandaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Bark used as a physic and infusion of inner bark taken as a tonic.

RECRD: 87957 id: 18225