***** Organic Wild Cherry Bark Extract
By Virgo Organics
Artistry & Nature Combined
Wild cherry is used for colds, whooping cough, bronchitis, mild asthma, hyperventilation, and other lung problems; diarrhea; gout; digestive disorders; pain; and fever.
It's a medicinal herb derived from the black cherry tree that has been used for hundreds of years due to its antiviral, antibacterial, and anticancer properties. It is rich in minerals such as zinc, iron, calcium, and magnesium and phytochemicals such as quercetin and kaempferol.
Wild cherry bark also contains vasorelaxant, expectorant, and decongestant properties and can significantly help to remove mucus from the lungs and increase lymphatic system function.. which is the reason cherry bark is a common ingredient found in cough syrups and is an effective remedy for respiratory conditions such as bronchitis, laryngitis, asthma, pertussis, colds, flu, and chronic lung congestion.
Extracted from: Dried bark
Herb: Alcohol Ratio- 1:3
🌿 A good strong herbal tincture is some of the best medicine available. The strong taste is largely due to the amount of herb that has been drawn into the liquid, and alcohol draws out more herbal properties than anything else. While you can make tinctures out of glycerin, they will not be as strong and will not have the same extended shelf life as an alcohol tinctured herb. A less powerful tincture means that you will have to take more to equal the same dose as one made from alcohol.
🌿 Fun fact: The amount of alcohol in the average dose of a tincture is equal to the amount of alcohol in a ripe banana.
If you would like us to make an extract using kosher vegetable glycerin instead, please leave a note in regards to this at checkout.
1 oz., 2 oz., and 4 oz. extracts come in amber glass bottles with a dropper.
8 oz. and 16 oz. sizes come in amber glass bottles with a plastic screw cap and do not include a dropper.
>>> What is the best way to take liquid herbal extracts?
Mix the liquid extract into water or juice for consumption. Mix the prescribed number of extract drops into 1-2 ounces of water. You can also add the drops to warm tea (not piping hot) or juice. Certain herbs may be damaged by high heat, so avoid adding the extract to "hot" water or coffee.
***If using this extract for breathing issues, asthma, cough or sore throat, I recommend you take it straight from the bottle..wait approximately 30 seconds.. and then drink water down afterwards. The reason is for the cherry bark to target the throat first, to give it a moment to absorb, then drink water down to help the herb work further down into your system.
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Specific: All stone fruits (cherries, apples, apricots, peaches, plums, pears) contain very low levels of hydrogen cyanide in their bark and pits. The concentration is low enough to be considered therapeutic. Not recommended for small children, nursing mothers, pregnant women, or people with severe kidney or liver disease. Not recommended for long term use.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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Virgo Organics skin care and herbal products contain organic ingredients and should be stored in a cool, dry environment & away from direct sunlight until ready to use. We also advise that you use your product by the expiration date located on your product's packaging ad/or as directed on the product listing.
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Yes! 🌿 All of our herbal infusions are done in-house. ALL ORGANIC, GLUTEN FREE AND NON-GMO. That's why our products are like no others. The time and care that goes into EACH and every product is extremely important to us! We hope you enjoy! :)
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TURNAROUND TIME: It generally takes us 4-6 days for processing. If for any reason we predict a longer wait, we will contact you right away.
***May 2020 update:
Due to COVID-19 safety measures, orders are taking longer to process. Thank you for your patience! ❤️
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Sep 17, 2021
Yes absolutely love this and it works Instant
Feb 11, 2021
This product has been a great help for me. The shop owners are very kind, understanding, helpful and responsive. I can not say enough good things about Virgo Organics!!! plan to check out more and different products. :)
Dec 19, 2020
I bought other products as well, haven't tried everything yet. Shipping was delayed but not due to seller in any way, just the holiday slow down that's occurring everywhere. I will definitely shop here again, great products!
Apr 16, 2020
Prior to my last review on the Lungwort, I take this because of my asthma. My asthma has been insanely bad. I paired this up with the Lungwort. I take this as needed, by itself, during the times I’m having a hard time breathing. These genuinely work. I’m amazed and happy! For me, the taste wasn’t great for me. However, if it’s helping me I don’t mind taking it. I highly recommend this seller for any concerns you have! She is very descriptive with her answers and so helpful! FAVORITE SHOP ON ETSY BY FAR!!
Jan 2, 2019
What can I not say about this! Stops coughs in it's tracks!! I take it with me for asthma flair ups!