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Hawaii Pharm Wild Cherry, Alcohol Free

Hawaii Pharm Wild Cherry, Alcohol Free

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Wild Cherry Bark has been cherished by Native American tribes for its versatile medicinal properties. It was revered as a potent cough suppressant, particularly effective for whooping cough, and as a general gastrointestinal tonic. Additionally, it was utilized to address diarrhea, act as a purgative for colds, and applied topically to accelerate wound healing and staunch bleeding. Among the Cherokees, it was valued for its pain-relieving properties during labor, while the Mohegans viewed it as a remedy for various illnesses, including dysentery.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wild Cherry Bark finds its place particularly in cases of "heart fire," characterized by symptoms such as palpitations, restlessness, agitation, fever, and a rapid pulse. Its traditional use in both Native American and Chinese medicine underscores its efficacy and versatility in addressing a wide range of health concerns.

Wild Cherry Bark offers a plethora of health benefits across various bodily systems:

  1. Cough Suppressant / Respiratory Health:

    • Wild Cherry Bark is renowned for its potent antitussive (cough suppressing) action, particularly effective for dry, spasmodic coughs. It contains cyanogenic glycosides, which hydrolyze in the body to produce prussic acid. Prussic acid, excreted via the lungs, initially increases respiration and then sedates sensory nerves, alleviating the cough reflex. This action, coupled with its astringent, sedative, antispasmodic, and bronchodilator properties, helps dry mucus, ease coughing, and open airways. It is especially useful for coughs that disrupt sleep and linger after the initial infection.
  2. Digestive Health:

    • As a bitter herb, Wild Cherry Bark stimulates bitter receptors on the tongue, stomach, gallbladder, and pancreas, promoting the secretion of digestive juices and aiding in nutrient absorption. It strengthens and tones the digestive system and is beneficial for nervous indigestion. Its relaxant qualities provide relief from digestive discomfort.
  3. Heart Health:

    • Wild Cherry Bark is traditionally recognized for its ability to support cardiac weakness, particularly when accompanied by a chronic cough, palpitations, and high blood pressure. It equalizes circulation, reduces irritation and congestion around the heart, and nourishes, tones, and strengthens the heart muscle. Its combination of sweet and bitter flavors indicates its nutritive and tonifying properties, benefiting the cardiovascular system.
  4. Skin Health:

    • Wild Cherry Bark's constituents possess anti-inflammatory and astringent properties, making it beneficial for skin health. Applied topically, it can soothe inflammation and act as an astringent, making it useful for conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, acne, and rashes. It can also be used as an eyewash for inflamed, puffy eyes.

In summary, Wild Cherry Bark serves as a versatile herbal remedy, offering relief and support across multiple health concerns, including respiratory issues, digestive discomfort, cardiac weakness, and skin problems. Its rich medicinal profile makes it a valuable addition to natural health practices.

 

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