Prickly Ash


Common Name Prickly Ash
Latin Name Zanthoxylum Americanum
Folk Name Toothache Tree, Yellow Wood
Medical Uses Treats Low blood pressure, Rheumatic disorders, Fevers and Inflammation, Promotes circulation, stops diarrhea, relives toothaches

Prickly Ash is known to improve poor circulation and is useful for any disease that requires improved circulation. It has been used for cramps, rheumatism, Raynaud's disease, temporal arteritis, chronic fatigue syndrome. It has also been used for sores, wounds, ulcers, digestive problems and fever. As one of its name implies, Prickly Ash has been used for toothache.