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Quercus velutina Lam.

This result should not be considered complete or definitive and is for reference only. Care must be taken when using any wild plant for food, fiber, medicine or any other non-traditional uses. The information was complied using multiple sources and these references should be consulted for more complete descriptions of usage(s) and potential health risk. We are not responsible for any ill effects from the information included on this page.

Uses Part Preparation Effect Notes
Utility  Nut Boiled, dried
Nut Dried Pound, rinse until clear
Nut Roasted, raw, boiled, made into meal
Trunk or branch Bows, whisky barrels, wood items, Lacrosse sticks, powdered wood as talcum powder, tanning, poles, sleds, cradleboards, snowshoe frame
Dye  Bark brown, yellow, gold, orange Mordant(s) -none, alum, chrome, tin (on silk)
Medicine  Bark Astringent, antiseptic
Bark Infusion Digestion Diarrhea, emetic
Bark Female/childbirth
Bark Fever
Bark Tea Kidney Drink
Bark Tea Respiration Asthma
Bark Tea Shin sores Astringent, antiseptic, sores, chapped skin
Bark Chew Skin/sores/bleeding Mouth sores


         
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