Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Bayberry
Botanical Name   Myrica pensylvanica
System Affected   mouth, diarrhea, hemorrhages
Properties   mouth root bark: astringent action. diarrhea, hemorrhages soothes throat as a gargle wax-covered berries make aromatic candles and soap
Description   shrub
Origin   Maritimes
Notes   also called: tallow shrub, waxberry, wax myrtle
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