Cramp Bark {Viburnum opulus}

Cramp Bark is one of the most noted herbs to be used in menstrual cramps. Cramp Bark is astringent protecting the body against excess bleeding during menstruation. As a uterine relxant Cramp Bark can prevent miscarriage.

Family Caprifoliaceae

Habitat Native to Europe, North Africa, eastern North America, and Northern Asia

Parts Used Bark

Associated Systems
Cardiovascular system, Respiratory System, Female Reproductive System, Male Reproductive System, Urinary System, Digestive System, Nervous System, Musculoskeletal System

Cardiovascular Hypotensive, Cardiovascular Antispasmodic, Respiratory Antispasmodic, Female Reproductive Antispasmodic, Male Reproductive Antispasmodic, Urinary Antispasmodic, Digestive Antispasmodic, Nervous Relaxant, Nervous Antispasmodic, Musculoskeletal Anti-Inflammatory, Musculoskeletal Antispasmodic, Spasmolytic, Astringent, Nervine, Anti inflammatory

Dysmenorrhea – painful periods, Muscle tension and cramps, Ovarian and uterine cramps, Smooth muscle cramps and tension including intestines and airways, Arthritis, Hypertension

Do not eat the raw fruit

Warnings & Interactions: 1A {Safety Chart}

This monograph does not intend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. It is always advisable to consult with your trusted Herbalist or healthcare professional prior to use. Click here to book your appointment.

. Find a complete list of references for this monograph and a review of its evidence based applications in “Naturopathic Botanical Medicine” by Dr. Anthony Godfrey, and Paul Richard Saunders with Kerry Barlow, Cindy Gilbert, Mathew Gowan and Fraser Smith.
. Teachings by John Redden


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