Rutaceae Zanthoxylum americanum P. Mill.

Common Pricklyash

Mohegan - Drug, Heart Medicine

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1928, Mohegan Medicinal Practices, Weather-Lore and Superstitions, SI-BAE Annual Report #43: 264-270, page 269

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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: Mohegan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Heart Medicine
Notes: Infusion of bark taken for heart, 3 days on, 3 days off before resuming.

RECRD: 97507 id: 44349