Scientific Name: Zanthoxylum americanum
Other Names: Angelica Tree, Hercules’ Club, Suterberry, Toothache Bush, Toothache Tree, Yellow Wood
Parts Used: Bark, Berry
Preparation & Dosage:
Herbal Actions: Alterative, Anodyne, Antirheumatic, Carminative, Diaphoretic, Hepatic, Irritant, Peripheral Vasodilator, Rubefacient, Stimulant (Circulatory), Tonic
Uses: Chilblains, Fever, Gastric Distention, Intestinal Gas, Itchy Skin, to Induce Sweating, Leg Cramps, for Loss of Sensitivity in Injured Nerves, to Promote Circulation, Rheumatism, Skin Diseases, to Stimulate the Digestive Tract, Varicose Ulcers, Varicose Veins
Contraindications: Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or trying to become pregnant. Do not use while taking Antabuse, aspirin or other drugs containing salicylates, or blood thinners.