💊 Chemical information
Askblad (ash leaf); Chinese Ash (Fraxinus chinensis); Common Ash; Esche; European Ash (Fraxinus excelsior); Fraxini folium (ash leaf); Frêne; Frêne, feuille de (ash leaf); Fresno; Jasanový list (ash leaf); Magas ko˝risfa levél (ash leaf); Saarnenlehti (ash leaf); Uosiu lapai (ash leaf).
Pharmacopoeias.Chin. includes Ash Bark (Cortex Fraxini, Qinpi). Eur. includes Ash Leaf.
Ph. Eur. 6.2(Ash Leaf; Fraxini Folium). The dried leaf of Fraxinus excelsior or F. oxyphylla. It contains a minimum of 2.5% of total hydroxycinnamic acid derivatives, expressed as chlorogenic acid (C 16 H 18 O 9 = 354.3), calculated with reference to the dried drug. Protect from light.
The leaf of the European ash (Fraxinus excelsior) is included in herbal remedies for the treatment of rheumatic and joint disorders, urinary-tract disorders, and constipation. The leaf of F. oxyphylla is also used. Ash bark has been used to reduce fever and as a tonic. The bark of the Chinese ash, F. chinensis or related species is used in traditional Chinese medicine for disorders including acute dysentery and diarrhoea.
Multi-ingredient: Austral.: Phytodolor; Austria: Phytodolor; Cz.: Phytodolor; Fr.: Mediflor Tisane Antirhumatismale No 2; Mediflor Tisane Contre la Constipation Passagere No 7; Mediflor Tisane No 4 Diuretique; Obeflorine; Ger.: Phytodolor; Spain: Natusor Artilane†.
Published January 01, 2019.