Common Names: Bayberry, American bayberry, bayberry wax tree, myrtle, wax myrtle
Bayberry Root Bark was widely used as a cure for diarrhea and as an emetic when taken in large doses. As poultices, it was effective for the treatment of chronic ulcers.
Bayberry Root Bark was also commonly used to increase blood circulation, stimulate perspiration and control the spread of infections. It was also a favorite cure for common cold, coughs, sore throat and strengthening of the gums. A paste made by powdering the root bark was applied to sores and ulcers.
Bayberry Root Bark teas are effective as astringent and emetic for diarrhea and chronic gastritis. It is also a good remedy for excessive menstrual bleeding and uterine discharge. The powder form of Bayberry Root Bark is an effective ingredient of the so-called composition powder that is widely used for sinusitis, asthma, laryngitis, colds and flu.
Bayberry Root Bark tincture or tea is highly recommended in aiding bacterial and viral forms of diarrhea and other bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections. It is also good as a natural antibiotic to build up the immune system of the body.
Bayberry Root Bark can be made into a Powders, teas, tinctures, and poultices. The tea should be drunk hot. Poultices are usually made by combining bayberry and slippery elm.
2oz, 4oz, 1lb