Wild Cherry Bark

$5.00 oz.

Found on the outer border surrounding a forest, Sweet Cherry or Wild Cherry has been used for medicinal benefits from time immemorial. Ayurvedic practitioners use its astringent properties as a blood and GI tonic. Good for coughs, colds, and sore throats. It has long been recorded that they used the bark as a GI tonic, treatment for diarrhea, and applied topically to stop bleeding. In fact, a twig tea made of Wild Cherry was administered to treat Merriwether Lewis’ gastrointestinal illness, during his famous expedition through the West.


Possible health benefits: reduced inflammation, cough suppressant, digestive aide, mucus clearing


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