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.

prickly ash,

n Latin names:
Zanthoxylum americanum, Zanthoxylum clavaherculis; part used: bark; uses: flatulence, fevers, circulatory conditions, antiinflammatory; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, ulcers (peptic and duodenal), gastrointestinal inflammation, anticoagulant medications. Also called
angelica tree, Hercules' club, northern prickly ash, southern prickly ash, suterberry, toothache tree, or
yellow wood.
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Cytotoxic coumarins and lignans from extracts of the northern prickly ash (Zanthoxylum americanum).
Prickly Ash Bark (Xanthoxylum ramiflorum) supports the Yang, generates warmth, and dispels cold, stimulates the circulation, clears the head, and relieves pain, warms and invigorates the stomach, spleen and intestines, and restrains infection, in addition to stimulating the uterus and promoting menses.
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Medicinally, prickly ash (Zanthoxylum americanum) is known as toothache-tree.
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