1 Lb Prickly Ash Bark cut Zanthoxylum Americanum
WEIGHT: 1.2 lbs
Common prickly ash (Zanthoxylum Americanum) shares many of the same traditional uses as its Asian cousin, the Szechuan Pepper. There its historical use goes back thousands of years to the unpleasant business of being the sole anesthetic for the process involved n creating the Emperor's court Eunuchs. Later, it was more formally recognized within Traditional Chinese Medicine as an agent that warms the middle of the body, bolstering energies that governed digestion and immune response. Like the current use of the asian cousin, Prickly Ash Bark is now most popular among herbalists as being used to relieve chronic pain. In this manner it is most frequently used within a tea or tincture. Some herbalists also favor it combined with ginger in the treatment of nausea and vomiting. This is a 1 lb packet of cut Prickly Ash Bark.