INGREDIENTS & RESEARCH

Crampbark

BACKGROUND

Ingredient Type: Botanical

Also Known As: Viburnum opulus, Cranberry bush, European cranberry bush, Guelder rose

Crampbark is a large, flowering bush native to North America.  It was used by the Native Americans for reducing swollen glands and to promote urination.  It is thought to possess chemicals that decrease muscle spasms.

Crampbark is used in health supplements today to help relieve menstrual cramps.

 

MORE COMING SOON

In the meantime see the RxList entry for cramp bark, the WebMD entry for cramp bark, or the Drugs.com entry for crampbark for more information.