Fagaceae Quercus alba L.

White Oak

Meskwaki - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 221

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Scientific name: Quercus alba L.
USDA symbol: QUAL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Decoction of inner bark taken to 'throw up phlegm from the lungs.'

RECRD: 93064 id: 31902