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Cramp Bark, Black Haw


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Medicinal uses supported by clinical data
No information was found
 
Uses described in pharmacopoeias and well established documents
Orally for the treatment of dysmenorrhoea and asthma (1,10,11).
 
Uses described in traditional medicine
Used to treat menstrual irregularities and nervous tension. Also used as an antispasmodic, diuretic and tonic (5)

References:
1. British herbal pharmacopoeia. Exeter, British Herbal Medicine Association, 1996
 
5. Farnsworth NR, NAPRALERT database. Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL (an online database available directly through the University of Illinois at Chicago or through the Scientific and Technical Network [STN] of Chemical Abstracts Services), 30 June 2005.
 
10.Evans Jr WE, Harne WG, Krantz Jr JC. A uterine principle from Viburnum prunifolium. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 1942, 75:174–177.
 
11. Jarboe  CH  et  al.  Uterine  relaxant  properties  of  Viburnum.  Nature,  1966, 212:837


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