Fagaceae Quercus alba L.

White Oak

Shinnecock - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Carr, Lloyd G. and Carlos Westey, 1945, Surviving Folktales & Herbal Lore Among the Shinnecock Indians, Journal of American Folklore 58:113-123, page 121

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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: Shinnecock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Infusion of bark used as liniment for muscular pains.

RECRD: 93084 id: 31921