crampbark


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crampbark

(ˈkræmpˌbɑːk)
n
1. (Plants) a large deciduous shrub, Viburnum opulus, of the Caprifoliaceae family, native to Europe and eastern parts of North America. Also called: guelder rose or American cranberry
2. (Complementary Medicine) the bark of the Viburnum opulus shrub, commonly used in antispasmodic remedies
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Noun1.crampbark - deciduous thicket-forming Old World shrub with clusters of white flowers and small bright red berriescrampbark - deciduous thicket-forming Old World shrub with clusters of white flowers and small bright red berries
genus Viburnum, Viburnum - deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees: arrow-wood; wayfaring tree
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Consider using ginger root either alone, or in combination with other important natural ingredients in the relief of menstrual cramps such as crampbark, niacin, vitamin B6, valerian, wild yam, and more.
A close relative of Black Haw from Europe is Crampbark (Viburnum opulus).
* crampbark tincture: 1/2 tsp every 3 hours as needed for pain