“Fraxinus americana.” Wikipedia. Wikipedia.org, 9 Oct. 2012. Web. 01 Mar. 2016.
|Scientific Name||Fraxinus americana|
|Common Names||White Ash|
|Medicinal or Edible Section||Sap, Bark, Leaves|
|Medicinal and Edible Uses||Sap- produces bitter tasting syrup; Bark- infusion treats skin sores, itches, and head lice, inner bark is laxative, diuretic, tea treats stomach aches and fever; Leaves- soothes itching from mosquito bites and bee stings|
|Used to treat||Cathartic/Laxative, Gynecology, Skin, Stomach|
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