WILD CHERRY

WILD CHERRY:

Also Known As: Virginia Prune Bark and Wild Black Cherry

PREPARATION:

  • Infusion:

Add 1 teaspoon of powdered root to 1 cup of boiling water. Steep for 10 minutes. Drink up to 3 cups daily.

  • Tincture:

Take up to 3 times a day, ¼ to ½ teaspoon.

Taste will be astringent. Add sugar, honey, lemon or mix it with an herbal beverage.

USE: (Grow Your Own)

Wild cherry will grow best in fertile soil under full sun. It is recommended to obtain samplings from a nursery and then start the planting process. Purchase a young and thin branch bark rather than a thicker older one. Collect the bark annually. It will deteriorate after being stored a year.