Cramp Bark (Viburnum opulus)

Definition:Used primarily to relieve any condition caused by a spasm, cramp bark treats menstrual cramps, muscle spasms, and abdominal cramps. It is also good for heart muscle and exerts a calming effect in cases of hysteria or nervousness.
Applications:Asthma, colic, constipation, digestive disorders, edema, menstrual cramps, muscle cramps, heart disorders, hypertension, hysteria, leg cramps, nervousness and uterine cramps
Scientific Updates:Cramp bark has been referred to as a potent muscle relaxant that has a very specific action on the uterus and is one of the best remedies for menstrual pain. This herb has been recognized in the National Formulary as a specific antispasmodic also useful for attacks of asthma and hysteria.

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