Bayberry (Myrica cerifera)
In folk medicine Bayberry has been used internally as a tea for its stimulant properties and in the treatment of diarrhea. The plant is astringent which may account for its use in treating diarrhea, as well as its topical use for wound healing. Improves blood circulation, promoting perspiration, as well
as to avoid bacterial infections. Preferred treatment for common cold, coughs, and flu. Astringent properties help cure intestinal problems, like
IBS, and Colitis (IBS but distinguished by the passage of abnormally great amounts of mucus.
- Primary uses: Here are just a few of the ailments Bayberry Bark can provide relief for: • Adrenal weakness • Bleeding (external) • Canker Sores • Colds (breaks up mucus) • Congestion • Cuts • Diarrhea (chronic) • Fevers • Flu • Glands • Indigestion • Jaundice • Menstrual Bleeding (Excessive) • Sinusitis