Juglandaceae Juglans nigra L.

Black Walnut

Rappahannock - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 32

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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: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Infusion of root bark taken to prevent dysentery.

RECRD: 87981 id: 18314