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fringe tree

Herbal medicine
A deciduous tree or shrub, the bark of which contains a glycoside, phyllyrin and saponins; its bark is antipyretic, astringent, diuretic, laxative and tonic. It has been used internally to stimulate the appetite, gastric secretions and the flow of bile, and topically to treat wounds.
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Lignans and Secoiridoids from the Root Bark of Chionanthus virginicus L.
1988) observed similar anatomy in Picconia and two species of Chionanthus.
Accelerated propagation of Chionanthus virginicus via embryo culture.