Magical Uses: Use in love spells. The fruit is used as a perfume to attract love.
Health: Taken internally or externally, prickly ash bark relieves chronic pain. Usually a prickly ash poultice applied to the skin over the area of pain is more effective than a prickly ash tincture or tea taken by mouth. Test the herb on a small area of skin first to make sure you are not among the very few people sensitive or allergic to the herb. Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner. Not to be used by nursinng mothers, can stop lactation