Northern Prickly Ash
- What other names is Northern Prickly Ash known by?
- What is Northern Prickly Ash?
- How does Northern Prickly Ash work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Northern Prickly Ash.
People take northern prickly ash for blood circulation problems and resulting conditions including leg pain (intermittent claudication) and Raynaud's syndrome. It is also used for joint pain, cramps, low blood pressure, fever, swelling (inflammation), toothache, sores, ulcers, and cancer (as an ingredient in Hoxsey cure).
Some people use northern prickly ash as a tonic, as a stimulant, and for "sweating out a fever."
In manufacturing, northern prickly ash is used as a flavoring in foods and beverages.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Joint pain.
- Circulation problems.
- Low blood pressure.
- Use as a tonic.
- Use as a stimulant.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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