Juglandaceae Juglans nigra L.

Black Walnut

Houma - Drug, Hypotensive

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1941, A List of Plant Curatives Obtained From the Houma Indians of Louisiana, Primitive Man 14:49-75, page 66

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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: Houma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hypotensive
Notes: Decoction of mashed leaves taken for relief from 'blood pressure.'

RECRD: 87974 id: 18278