Rutaceae Zanthoxylum americanum P. Mill.

Common Pricklyash

Potawatomi - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 80

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Root bark used for gonorrhea, an historic reference (1796).

RECRD: 97512 id: 44356