Cramp bark (Viburnum opulus) is a flowering shrub. Many parts of the plant have been used as medicine.
Cramp bark is native to Europe and parts of Africa and Asia and is also grown in many other parts of the world. The bark of the plant has traditionally been used to relieve cramps. Native Americans also smoked cramp bark as a substitute for tobacco.
- relieving cramps
- muscle spasms,
- menstrual cramps,
- cramps during pregnancy.
- Cramp bark is also used as a kidney stimulant for urinary conditions that involve pain or spasms