Fraxinus americana (White Ash)

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Fraxinus americana.” Wikipedia. Wikipedia.org, 9 Oct. 2012. Web. 01 Mar. 2016.

Scientific Name  Fraxinus americana
Common Names  White Ash
Nativity  Native
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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