Cramp Bark

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What other names is Cramp Bark known by?

Bois à Quenouille, Boule de Neige, Common Guelder-Rose, Crampbark, Cranberry Bush, European Cranberry-Bush, Guelder Rose, Guelder-Rose, High Bush Cranberry, High-bush Cranberry, Obier, Rose de Gueldre, Snowball Bush, Viburno Opulus, Viburnum opulus, Viorne Aquatique, Viorne Aubier, Viorne Obier, Viorne Trilobée.

What is Cramp Bark?

Cramp bark is a plant. The bark and root bark are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Cramps, muscle spasms, menstrual cramps, cramps during pregnancy, use as a kidney stimulant in urinary conditions which involve pain or spasms, cancer, hysteria, nervous disorders, and many other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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