Wild Cherry Bark (Prunus virginiana, P. serotina) used to calm the respiratory nerves and allays cough and asthma. It is also an outstanding remedy for stomach weakness and irritations, such as ulcers, gastritis, colitis, diarrhea and dysentery. It is a remedy for heart palpitations when caused by a stomach disorder. A good syrup useful for most kinds of coughs, including spasmodic and whooping coughs, is made by combining wild cherry bark, elecampane root, cramp bark and one-quarter part lobelia herb and ginger root with a base of honey. Take as often as needed.
Wild Cherry Bark
- Primary Uses: Here are a few of the ailments Wild Cherry Bark can provide relief for: • Asthma • Blood Pressure (high) • Bronchitis • Coughs (eases) • Mucus (hardened) • Phlegm (loosens) • Tuberculosis • Worms (intestinal)