Ash

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Ash
Cat Given Name : Ash
Other Name(s) :
Description :

It is a medium-sized deciduous tree reaching 15-20 m (exceptionally 26 m) tall with a trunk up to 60 cm (exceptionally 160 cm) diameter. The leaves are opposite, pinnate, with 7-13 leaflets; each leaf is 30-40 cm long, the leaflets 7-12 cm long and 3-4 cm broad, with a finely toothed margin. The leaflets are sessile, being attached directly to the rachis without a pedicel. The flowers are produced in spring shortly before the new leaves, in loose panicles; they are inconspicuous with no petals, and are wind-pollinated. The fruit is a samara comprising a single seed 2 cm long with an elongated apical wing 1.5-2 cm long and 6-8 mm broad.

Properties :

This common tree is a true gift of StarClan with its many uses.

In addition to the posessing laxative and diaretic properties, it may be used externaly to draw venom or poison from a wound, and can ease pains and tightness in the chest.

Related Knowledge
Complaints :
Symptoms : Pain,
Species :
Seasonal Availabilities by Territory *
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
* To find a plant that is not available in an area, it must first be approved by the Game Admins. Please PM one of the Admin Team for that permission.
^ The listed seasons are those in which the herb is ready in some way for harvest. Consult the collection methods below for details.
Collecting & Storing Bark
When to Collect : Late Leaf-bare thru early Newleaf.
How to Collect : Using claws, slice the bark at the top and bottom of the section you with to take. Continuing to use claws, cut the bark so that a square is formed. Peel the square away using claws and teeth.
How to Preserve : Use claws to slice the bark into thin strips, then lay to dry slowly in the shade.
How to Store : Store in piles of no more than 3 pieces, deep in a very dry location.
Collecting & Storing Leaves
When to Collect : Early Newleaf
How to Collect : Pluck new leaves of healthy green color from the stems as quickly after they uncurl from the bud as possible.
How to Preserve : Lay the leaves in the sun so that they may dry quickly.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a dry, cool place.
Collecting & Storing Seeds
When to Collect : Leaf-fall
How to Collect : Collect the seeds (called keys) as they fall from the tree on their own, or are prepared to fall on their own.
How to Preserve : Lay the seeds in the shade to do most of their drying. Once they are nearly dry, permit them a short time in the sun to thoroughly complete the process.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a dry place.
Collecting & Storing Shoots
When to Collect : Newleaf
How to Collect : Bite the shoots off at ground level when they are nearly as tall as a kit.
How to Preserve : Lay the fresh shoots in the sun so that they may dry quickly.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a dry, cool place.
Detailed Usage Information
Leaves : Leaves should be consumed to flush the after-effects of poison from a cat's system.
Leaves : Leaves should be consumed to induce bowel movements in a cat.
Shoots : Consume shoots to help flush the poison of an adder from a cat's system.
Shoots : Externally apply chewed shoots to the bite wound caused by an adder to draw the poison.
Bark : Consume bark to help flush the poison of an adder bite from a cat's system when shoots are unavailable.
Bark : Externally apply chewed bark to the bite wound caused by an adder to draw the poison when shoots are unavailable.
Seeds : Seeds should be consumed to relieve pain.
Seeds : Seeds should be consumed to relieve tightness in breathing.