Ash is a plant with diuretic, laxative, anti-diarrhea, anti-inflammatory and ant rheumatic properties. You can use the leaves, with a diuretic and laxative effect, in case of rheumatism or gout, water retention, cellulite, and the bark, with toning and astringent action useful in cases of diarrhea and bleeding. Ash also has febrifugal properties.
Herbal tea of leaves
For the diuretic action prepare a brew by taking a handful of dried leaves and by adding them in one liter of boiling water, leave to infuse for ten minutes, filter and drink 2-3 cups per day.
Herbal tea of bark
In case of fever, diarrhea or bleeding prepare a brew with a handful of bark of ash per liter of boiling water, leave to brew for 10 minutes, then filter and drink a cup before the main meals.
Bath for hands and feet in case of rheumatism
Add a tablespoon of dried leaves per liter of water.
The glycerine macerate of ash, thanks to its draining properties, acts to treat water retention, cellulite and as a purifier. Take 30 drops of glycerine macerate in a glass of water 3 times a day.