Wild Cherry Bark – Materia Medica by Jyll Renee’

Wild Cherry Bark

Wild Cherry Bark - FREE Online Herbal Materia MedicaWild cherry bark taken from the root, trunk and branches reportedly aids digestive and respiratory ailments. Great boiled as a decoction, popular to make syrups from as well.

Thinning Mucus Secretions

Wild cherry bark is classified as a “relaxing expectorant” because it thins mucus secretions and coats irritated respiratory tissueIt is easier for the fine hairs of the respiratory system, known as cilia, to move thinner secretions out of the lungs and bronchial tubes.

Soothing Colic and Dyspepsia

Although there are no randomized, double-blind studies supporting its use to soothe colic and dyspepsia, or gastric distress, Native American and Chinese herbalists used it for that purpose for centuries.

Ref:

www.naturalmedicine.com Prock, Deborahe ND 10/19/2013

Renee’, Jyll Master Herbologist 10/19/2013

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Jyll Renee'

Family Herbalist: Clayton College of Natural Health Certificate Course; Anatomy/Physiology Online course, www.alternativemedicine.com Master Herbalist, Sage Mountain School; The Science and Art of Herbalism Continued and Previous advanced training in Botanical Medicine. Natural Medicine practice since 1995. Naturopathic Practioner, 3 year internship – Dr. Deborahe Prock ND
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