Working with Cramp Bark
True to its name, cramp bark is an important remedy for cramps of the smooth muscle (especially for menstrual cramps) but also for intestinal cramps. Its antispasmodic action makes it an important herb when dealing with threatened miscarriage, where it is often blended with blue cohosh. For this use it is best to consult a qualified herbalist or health care practitioner. Cramp bark is also useful in nervous bowel, colic, and migraine.
Cramp Bark has a taste of BITTER, AROMATIC and a temperature of WARM. .
Conditions treated with Cramp Bark
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The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.