Fagaceae Quercus rubra L.

Northern Red Oak

Ojibwa - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Reagan, Albert B., 1928, Plants Used by the Bois Fort Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians of Minnesota, Wisconsin Archeologist 7(4):230-248, page 231

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Scientific name: Quercus rubra L.
USDA symbol: QURUR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Red Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Infusion of root bark taken for gonorrhea.

RECRD: 93181 id: 32382