Fraxinus americana, Fraxinus am., Common Ash
The bark contains the bitter glucoside Fraxin, the bitter substance Fraxetin,
tannin, quercetin, mannite, a little volatile oil, gum, malic acid
free and combined with calcium.
a bitter tonic and astringent
intermittent fever and ague, as a substitute for Peruvian bark.
reduces fibroids (homeopathic indication)
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