Medicinal Trees: Elder

Elder {Sambucus nigra} Also, Known As: Bourtree Elder Elder-berry Elder-flower European Elder Pipe Tree The plant called the elder is used to describe a bushy shrub like plant that can reach a few feet in height as shrub-like forms normally do or it may be referring to a tree reaching up to fifty feet in … Continue reading Medicinal Trees: Elder

Medicinal Trees: Oak

Quercus alba Also, Known As: Gospel Tree Oak Tanner's Bark The oak is a mighty and majestic tree that has the aptitude to grow up to a height of 90 feet (30 m), have a circumference of about 33 feet (10 m) and survive for as many as 1000 years! The oak is indigenous to … Continue reading Medicinal Trees: Oak

Medicinal Trees: Hawthorn

Crataegus oxyacantha or Crataegus monogyna Also, Known As: English Hawthorn Haw Hawthorn May May Blossom Maybush May Tree Quick-set Shan-cha Whitethorn The herb called the hawthorn is one of the best herbal remedies to boost the performance of the heart and the human circulatory system in general. A potent vasodilatory action can be induced in … Continue reading Medicinal Trees: Hawthorn

Medicinal Trees: Prickly Ash

anthoxylum americanum Also, Known As: Angelica Tree Prickly Ash Suterberry Toothache Tree The prickly ash or the Zanthoxylum americanum is a tall shrub that may also be described as a small tree and usually grows up to a height of twenty feet. The shrub is distinguished by its barbed stalks and branches. The leaves of … Continue reading Medicinal Trees: Prickly Ash

Medicinal Trees: Linden

Tilia americana or Tilia Europea or Tilia cordata Also, Known As: American Basswood American Linden Basswood Bast Tree Common Lime Limeblossom Lime Flowers Lime Tree Linden Linden Flower Spoonwood Wycopy Linden is a tree belonging to different species of the genus Tilia, also known as lime or basswood tree. This herb has been used in … Continue reading Medicinal Trees: Linden