Herb of the Day: Cramp Bark

Herb of the Day: Cramp Bark

Posted by TriLight Health on Apr 11th 2019

Occasionally we get lucky in our herbal studies and the name of an herb helps indicate a common usage for the herb. Cramp bark is one of these herbs. Commonly used by herbalists to help relieve menstrual cramps and afterbirth pain, this herb has been used in teas, tinctures, extracts, and capsules.

Traditional Herbal Uses for Cramp Bark Include:

  • Threatened Miscarriage
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • PMS
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Endometriosis
  • Balancing the menstrual cycle
  • Urinary Pain
  • Bowel Disorders
  • Coughs
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Strengthen the Uterus for Labor
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage
  • Afterbirth Pains

The Plant

Viburnum opulus is grown among the Northern hemisphere. It’s a beautiful plant that is often used for ornamental decorations. The berries resemble cranberries which grow after white flowers. The bark is harvested during the fall.

TriLight Health and Cramp Bark

We use Cramp Bark in:

Female Formula-

"I am 40 years old and have dealt with severe cramps for many years and have tried many different products. Female Formula not only takes away the pain of cramps but also relieves my PMS symptoms as well! " ~ Karin

Contract Ease-

"I delivered baby number six last week. Pains after birth have been tough with the last several babies so I was thrilled when I found Contract Ease. I used this product, according to the directions, for about 3 days and experienced significant relief from the pain. I highly recommend this product to any woman after childbirth." ~Micah