prickly ash

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Northern prickly ash

Herbal medicine
A deciduous shrub that contains alkaloids, coumarins, resins, tannins and volatile oil. Prickly ash bark and berries have a long tradition among herbalists; they are regarded as carminative, diuretic and vasodilatory, and have been used for toothaches, rheumatic pain, and may protect against cancer.
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El subgrupo A1 abarca los meses de setiembre a diciembre de 2011 y en orden decreciente de importancia se caracterizo por la presencia de Sebastiania en octubre (41.5 %), noviembre (61.9%) y diciembre (78.5%), seguido por Zanthoxylum en setiembre (49.8 %) y Blepharocalyx salicifolius con valores entre 2.74% y 29% durante todo el periodo.
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