Latin Name: maclura pomifera
Alternative Name: osage orange
Forms Available: root, fruit
Hedge Apple – maclura pomifera – this deciduous tree has been little used for health benefits. It has antioxidant and fungicidal properties. The root tea, as a wash, relieves sore eyes.
Aromatherapy & Health Uses: This plant’s fruit has fungicidal and antioxidant properties. The root tea has been used as an eyewash.