Oleaceae Fraxinus americana L.

White Ash

Abnaki - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1947, Ethnobotanique Abenakise, Archives de Folklore 11:145-182, page 172

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Scientific name: Fraxinus americana L.
USDA symbol: FRAM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Ash
Family: Oleaceae
Family (APG): Oleaceae
Native American Tribe: Abnaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Infusion of bark taken by women to provoke menses.

RECRD: 50427 id: 15178