Botanical Name: Prunus serotina
Components: A beautiful tree boasting gorgeous white blossoms and delicious fruit, the medicinal properties of wild cherry are found in its bark.
Overview: This herb is an effective decongestant that helps suppress coughing, settle spasms, break up phlegm, and cool inflammation in the throat. As a mild sedative, it calms the nerves and reduces anxiety, an added bonus if you’re feeling under the weather. Wild cherry bark also contains astringent properties that help relieve digestive disturbances.
Uses: May be used as a tea, tincture, or made into a syrup.