Juglandaceae Juglans nigra L.

Black Walnut

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 24, 76

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Scientific name: Juglans nigra L.
USDA symbol: JUNI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Walnut
Family: Juglandaceae
Family (APG): Juglandaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Strong decoction of bark taken as a cathartic.

RECRD: 87964 id: 18270