Simple Herbal Extracts | Wild Cherry


Wild Cherry

Botanical Name

Prunus emarginata

Part Used



Do not exceed recommended dose*

Traditional Information*

Wild Cherry has long been known for its bronchial antispasmodic action. It is used for spasms and coughing associated with bronchitis, chest colds, pneumonia and pertussis. It is a common ingredient in cough syrups mixed with Licorice. Wild Cherry bark can also be used for other spasms including the diaphragm (hiccoughs), vocal cords, hiatal hernia, etc.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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*Disclaimer: The information on historical, ethnobotanical and phytotherapeutic uses of herbs and traditional formulas contained herein is based on the experience and research of the author. It is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Any attempt to diagnose and treat an illness should be done under the direction of a health care professional. The publisher and author are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the information discussed. Should you have any questions concerning the appropriateness of any preparation mentioned, the author strongly suggests consulting a professional health care advisor.