Mountain Ash


 

Family: Rosaceae

  • BotanicName: S.aucuparia
  • English Name: Mountain Ash
  • Regional Names: Rowan tree
  • General Definition: 10-30 cm  tall single united leaf consists of 7-17 leaflet. The leaflets in 2-6 cm long and 1-2 cm wide are stemless, edges are sharp.
  • Used Parts: Leaves and fruit.
  • Active Ingredients: There are tannin in the leaves. It has fruit tannins (1-2%), essential oil, organic acids (6-7%) and coloring agents.
  • Harvest: It blossoms in May,June period.
  • Spreading Area: Eastern Anatolian and Black Sea.