Fagaceae Quercus sp.

Red Oak

Costanoan - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 20

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Scientific name: Quercus sp.
Common names: Red Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Decoction of bark used for toothaches and to tighten loose teeth.

RECRD: 93192 id: 32435