Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Euonymus americanus.
Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Euonymus americanus.
A tea made from the roots is used in cases of uterine prolapse, vomiting of blood, painful urination and stomach aches. The bark is diuretic, expectorant, laxative and tonic. It was used as a tea in the treatment of malaria, liver congestion, constipation etc. The powdered bark, applied to the scalp, was believed to eliminate dandruff.An infusion of the plant has been used to stimulate menstruation and so should not be used by pregnant women.
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