Oleaceae Fraxinus nigra Marsh.

Black Ash

Meskwaki - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 233

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Scientific name: Fraxinus nigra Marsh.
USDA symbol: FRNI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Ash
Family: Oleaceae
Family (APG): Oleaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Compound infusion of wood used to loosen the bowels.

RECRD: 86343 id: 15256