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Botanical Names Ailanthus altissima (mill.) Sengle simaroubaceae
Common Name Tree-of-heaven,
Key_Name Copal Tree
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Image of herb. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/eb/G%C3%B6tterbaum_%28Ailanthus_altissima%29.jpg/220px-G%C3%B6tterbaum_%28Ailanthus_altissima%29.jpg
Stem 10 -20 m;
Leaves 30 cm to 1 m long, subdevided into 11 -14 oblong, lanceolate or ovate, gland-baring leaflets. 7.5 to 11.5 cm long.
Flowers small, greenish in terminal paniles 10 - 20 cm, long
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Fruit reddish-brown indihiscent winged called samara.
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Distribution Native to China naturalized to eastern North America
Parts Used Fresh or dried root and stem bark.
Constituents Fixed ois, volitile oil. Gum; oleoresin; sugars; oxalic acid; possibly alkalois and glycocides.
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Therapeutic Action Antihaemorrhagic,Cathartic,Emetic
Medical Uses Dyusentery; Diarrhoea; Asthma; Epilepsy; Palpitations; Dueche in Gonorrheea and leucorrhoea;
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Contra Indications Unpleasent cousing nausea and vomiting and debility, and no longer used
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Cultivation Wild. Rapid growth resistance to pollution and desease easily grown from seed.
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History Introduced to England in 1751 from Nanking China, United States in 1800, popular ornimental. Medicinal value discovred in France in 1859. Ainlanthus is from Indonesia fro Tree of heave. Not used for eather varnish or copal.
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Reference The Encyclopedia of Herbs and Herbalism< 11
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