Also Known As: Virginia Prune Bark and Wild Black Cherry
Add 1 teaspoon of powdered root to 1 cup of boiling water. Steep for 10 minutes. Drink up to 3 cups daily.
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.