Ash high

Tree up to 35 m tall, with thick branches, greenish-gray bark and large pinnate leaves, consisting of 7-13 oblong-elliptical pointed leaflets. Flowers without within the flower bed, are found before the leaves; the fruit is a hanging linear lionfish. Flowering in April, fruiting in November.

Not often grows in mixed forests. Gets divorced. Medicinal raw materials are leaves and bark. The raw material contains coumarinoglycoside, fraxin, phenoglycoside, syringin, vitamin C, quercetin, essential oil, tannins, mannitol, inositol.

In folk medicine, the leaves and bark are used as an anti-febrile remedy, also for coughs, in chronic respiratory diseases (young shoots for decoction).

A decoction of the leaves is drunk with sciatica. In addition, fresh ash bark is used for fresh cuts to quickly heal the wound (applied to the wound with the juicy side), for this the bark must be removed from a not very young and not very old branch. Change 2-3 times every day.


Decoction: 20 g per 200 ml; 1 st. spoon 3 times every day.

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