Rutaceae Zanthoxylum americanum P. Mill.

Common Pricklyash

Mohegan - Drug, Heart Medicine

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 77, 132

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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 inner bark taken in small doses for heart trouble.

RECRD: 97508 id: 44350