Salicaceae Salix nigra Marsh.

Black Willow

Houma - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1941, A List of Plant Curatives Obtained From the Houma Indians of Louisiana, Primitive Man 14:49-75, page 60

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Scientific name: Salix nigra Marsh.
USDA symbol: SANI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Willow
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Houma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Decoction of roots and bark taken for fever.

RECRD: 94414 id: 36004