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Prickly Ash Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Prickly Ash
Glycemic Index / Load
Prickly Ash
Botanical Name
Zanthoxylum Americanum
Hindi Name
Tejappal, Tumburu, Tejphal
Homeopathic Name
Xanthoxylum Fraxineum   -   Mother Tincture

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Prickly Ash Cures

Highly Effective


Action of Prickly Ash

Most Effective

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Prickly Ash

Taste of
Prickly Ash

Parts Used

Stem Bark, Fruits, Leaf, Bark

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Prickly Ash

Pregnant women should avoid it.
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Prickly Ash is a shrub.
It is perennial.
It grows in a temperate climate.
It grows up to 15 M.

The Homeopathic medicine , Xanthoxylum Fraxineum is best used to treat :
Dysmenorrhoea with reflex Neuralgia
Headache over root of nose.


Grown In

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Materia Medica for Prickly Ash

Prickly Ash General

The fresh branches of the plant relieve Toothache. The branches are crushed and used as toothbrush.
Single Herb

Prickly Ash ( Tejphal ) for Itching

Boil the inner bark of Prickly Ash ( Tejphal ) and make a wash for itching skin.

Prickly Ash ( Tejphal ) for Toothache

Chew the bark to get relief from Toothache.

Prickly Ash ( Tejphal ) for Flatulence

Put One tablespoon dried bark or Prickly Ash ( Tejphal ) berries in One cup boiling water.
Do not boil again.
Let it cool and take One cup a day.
Only One swallow at a time.

Prickly Ash ( Tejphal ) for Wounds

Prepare an infusion of One tablespoon powdered berries with One cup boiling water.
Use as a wash for Wounds and Ulcers.
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Herbal Treatment For Chilblain 1

Take Hawthorn ( Nagaphani in India ), Prickly Ash in equal quantity. Add one part of Ginger ( Adrak in India ) to it. Prepare a decoction. Strain. Have One cup two times a day.
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Dharmendra ( U.P. )
27 Feb 2016
sir, i am not a diabitic . my mouth always dry because saliva not secret properly.what should i do.
02 Mar 2016
Add a pinch of Cayenne powder in salads and soups. it will hydrate the mouth and enhance the saliva production
06 Jun 2016
Nux moshkata 30 for dry mouth 5 drop 2 time
Ashish mitra ( India/uttar pradesh )
18 Oct 2017
Can it be used for treatment of anemia
Ogundepo Basirat ( Nigeria )
07 Jan 2018
How can l use prickly-ash to cure sickle cell disease
10 Jan 2020
prickly ash why best for sickle cell
13 Jan 2020
Hello Dr.Hossain. For Sickle cell, Redroot and Terminalia Catappa are very effective herbs. Redroot capsules and Terminalia Catappa leaf extract can be used for treatment.
13 Jan 2020
Prickly ash is known to reduce the progression of the disease as per research. It is not the main medicine but often used to relieve pain and as an add on medicine with the actual protocol.
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