Rutaceae Zanthoxylum americanum P. Mill.

Common Pricklyash

Comanche - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Carlson, Gustav G. and Volney H. Jones, 1940, Some Notes on Uses of Plants by the Comanche Indians, Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters 25:517-542, page 524

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Scientific name: Zanthoxylum americanum P. Mill.
USDA symbol: ZAAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Pricklyash
Family: Rutaceae
Family (APG): Rutaceae
Native American Tribe: Comanche
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Root bark held against tooth for toothache.

RECRD: 97472 id: 44312