Simple Herbal Extracts | Fringe Tree


Fringe Tree

Botanical Name

Chionanthus virginicus

Part Used

Root bark


Not for use in pregnancy *

Traditional Information*

A cholagogue and antispasmodic which primarily affects the liver and gall bladder. It is indicated in cases of bilious colic, jaundice, gall stone pain and non-inflammatory liver problems in a person with a yellow sclera, hepatic pain and light gray stools.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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