Fagaceae Quercus phellos L.

Willow Oak

Seminole - Drug, Love Medicine

Use documented by:
Sturtevant, William, 1954, The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices, Yale University, PhD Thesis, page 250

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Scientific name: Quercus phellos L.
USDA symbol: QUPH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Willow Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Seminole
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Love Medicine
Notes: Decoction of wood ashes placed on the tongue to cleanse the body and strengthen the marriage.

RECRD: 61981 id: 32331