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BLACK HAW

Sheep Berry, Kings Crown
(Viburnum Prunifolium)


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  • Black Haw Herbal Description
  • Black Haw Uses, Health Benefits & Scientific Evidence
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  • Black Haw Safety, Cautions & Interactions
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    BLACK HAW HERBAL DESCRIPTION

    Black Haw (Viburnum prunifolium) is also known as Viburnum lentago, Viburnum rufidulum, King's Crown, Sheep Berry, Snowball Tree, Stagbush, Stag Bush, Southern Black Haw, Viburnum, and American Sloe.

    Black Haw is part of the honeysuckle family. It is a deciduous spreading shrub with a reddish-brown bark that grows in the northern part of the United States, but in the South, it is a small tree. It is native to North America and grows in moist woods, thickets, and along stream banks. Its red berries ripen in August, and gradually turn blue through the winter. The berries are edible and may be eaten of the bush or made into jams or preserves. The root bark is collected in autumn; the stem bark in spring and summer. Since the early 1800s, women used a tea made from Back Haw bark to soothe menstrual pain. It was also thought to help prevent miscarriage and ease the pain that follows childbirth.

    This plant contains salicin, a pain reliever that acts like aspirin. Black Haw also has antispasmodic, analgesic, astringent, sedative, cardiac tonic, uterine and muscle relaxant, nervine, diuretic, and tonic properties. This plant is sometimes erroneously called cramp bark, and though Black Haw’s effects are much stronger than those of Cramp Bark, the two are used alternately in treating various conditions.





    BLACK HAW USES, HEALTH BENEFITS & SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE

    Today Black Haw is used to treat convulsions, hysteria, stress, and spasms. It is said that this plant is one of the most reliable remedies for treating menstrual cramps, spasms, high blood pressure, chills, fever, and pains. Black Haw is also used to treat asthma, palpitations, heart disease, arthritis, and the symptoms of rheumatism. When combined with false unicorn root, it works well in preventing miscarriage. When used as a tonic, it improves blood circulation. Research studies show it is effective as a uterine tonic in relaxing the muscles.




    BLACK HAW DOSAGE INFORMATION

    Black Haw comes in various forms and is an ingredient in many products. Much of the knowledge regarding black haw was recorded in the medical and herbal textbook, King's American Dispensatory in 1854.

    Constituents include Acetic acid, amentoflavone, arbutin, esculetin, myristic acid, oleanolic acid, salicylic acid, scopoletin, tannins, ursolic acid.
    Parts Used: Dried bark.
    Typical Preparations: Tablets, tea, tincture.

    Black Haw root bark is taken as a miscarriage preventative. Drink one or two cups of tea or half cup of the infusion daily as soon as you are pregnant. Black Haw may be used throughout the entire pregnancy.

    For making a tea with Black Haw bark, use 1 ounce of herb per one pint of freshly boiled distilled water. Steep for 10 to 15 minutes, and strain. Drink one cup 2 to 3 times a day. For other formulations and products it is best to read and follow product label directions.





    BLACK HAW SAFETY, CAUTIONS & INTERACTIONS INFORMATION

    Black Haw is generally regarded as safe. Black haw is safe in pregnancy, and may even prevent miscarriage. When combined with False Unicorn Root, it works well in preventing miscarriage. Not only was Black Haw thought to help prevent miscarriage, it is used to ease the pain that follows childbirth. However, since aspirin is a risk for birth defects in the early stages of pregnancy, the salicin in Black Haw bark may pose the same risks, so it is advised that pregnant women should use this herb only under the supervision of their health care provider or midwife.

    Its use is not recommended by those with a history of liver and/or kidney problems and its use may produce gastrointestinal upset.

    Not for use in children under the age of sixteen as salicin could increase the risk of Reye’s syndrome. There are those that have suffered side effects with Black Haw which includes upset stomach and a ringing in the ears. If you experience those symptoms, discontinue using.





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    BLACK HAW HERBAL PRODUCTS

    Black Haw root bark is taken as a miscarriage preventative. Drink one or two cups of tea or half cup of the infusion daily as soon as you are pregnant. Black Haw may be used throughout the entire pregnancy. Black Haw is part of the honeysuckle family. It is a deciduous spreading shrub with a reddish-brown bark that grows in the northern part of the United States, but in the South, it is a small tree. Since the early 1800s, women used a tea made from Back Haw bark to soothe menstrual pain. It was also thought to help prevent miscarriage and ease the pain that follows childbirth. When combined with false unicorn root, it works well in preventing miscarriage. This plant contains salicin, a pain reliever that acts like aspirin. Black Haw also has antispasmodic, analgesic, astringent, sedative, cardiac tonic, uterine and muscle relaxant, nervine, diuretic, and tonic properties. This plant is sometimes erroneously called cramp bark, and though Black Haw's effects are much stronger than those of cramp bark, the two are used alternately in treating various conditions. Black Haw comes in various forms and is an ingredient in many products. For making a tea with Black Haw bark, use 1 ounce of herb per one pint of freshly boiled distilled water. Steep for 10 to 15 minutes, and strain. Drink one cup 2 to 3 times a day. For other formulations and products it is best to read and follow product label directions.

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    HerbsPro: Black Haw Liquid Alcohol Extract, Eclectic Institute Inc, 250 mg, 1 fl. oz. (31838)
    Dried wildcrafted Viburnam prunifolium bark. Organic grape alcohol content is 60-percent. Dry herb strength is 1:4.
    HerbsPro: Black Haw Liquid Alcohol Extract, Eclectic Institute Inc, 250 mg, 2 fl. oz. (76289)
    Dried wildcrafted Viburnam prunifolium bark. Organic grape alcohol content is 60-percent. Dry herb strength is 1:4.
    HerbsPro: Black Haw Liquid Herbal Extract, Stem & Root Bark, Herb Pharm, 4 fl. oz. (32303)


    KALYX PRODUCTS

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    Amazon: Black Haw Dried Bark Alcohol-Free Liquid Extract, HawaiiPharm, 2 fl. oz.
    Black Haw (Viburnum Prunifolium) is a large deciduous shrub or small tree with clusters of creamy white flowers followed by pink-rose berries, which birds love to eat. It belongs to the honey suckle family. Its distinctive bronze-green foliage on reddish purple stems turns blue-black in the fall. Black Haw grows to 12 to 15 feet high and 8 to12 feet wide. It is native to North America and grows in moist woods, thickets, and along stream banks. Its red berries ripen in August, and gradually turn blue through the winter. The berries are edible and may be eaten of the bush or made into jams or preserves. The root bark is collected in autumn, the stem bark in spring and summer. Black haw Glycerite contains only natural ingredients. Alcohol and gluten free. Non-GMO. High quality Black Haw non-alcohol liquid extract made with classic conventional methods of extraction. Extracts are made according to precise standards where each herb is extracted according to the distinct characteristic of each plant and made with love for plants and respect for nature. Made in Hawaii using only certified or ethically sourced wild harvested raw material, vegetable palm glycerin and crystal clear artesian purified water.



    Amazon: Black Haw Dried Bark Bulk Herbs, Organic & Wild Harvested, Raven Moonlight, 1 oz.
    Black haw is used to treat health problems caused by uterine contractions, including menstrual cramps and false labor pains. Black haw is a stronger uterine relaxant than cramp bark, and large or frequent doses may lower blood pressure. The reason black haw has been shown to lower blood pressure, and therefore help with uterine relaxation is the well known chemical constituent scopoletin, which is active and present in the herb. In magick, Devil's shoestring (Black Haw) is a strong protection herb. It can be carried in a sachet or added to protection blends. It can also be used in gambling as a good luck item. It can also be used to improve your prosperity in job spells as well as business spells. Keywords: Protection, gambling, employment.



    Amazon: Black Haw Dried Bark Loose Tea, TerraVita, 4 oz.
    Hot tea brewing method, bring freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 teaspoon of tea for each cup into the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the pot, cover and let steep for 2 to 4 minutes. Pour into your cup and add milk and natural sweetener to taste. For iced tea brewing method, (to make 1 liter/quart) place 5 teaspoons of tea into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Pour 1 1/4 cups of freshly boiled water over the tea itself. Steep for 5 minutes.



    Amazon: Black Haw Bark Oil Infusion (Viburnum prunifolium), Mountain Fresh, 100 ml (3.4 fl. oz.)
    Our infusion process takes a painstaking 6 weeks for each herb. The whole herb is first immersed in virgin olive oil at a ratio of 2:1. This is then kept at a constant 20°C for 2 weeks. We then liquidize the herb and oil and place on an agitation table for 24 hours. The infusion is then allowed to stand for 4 weeks at room temperature. It is then filtered to remove any solids. The solids that remain are then placed in a press for 24 hours to extract every last ounce of goodness. The two parts are then combined and filtered again before bottling.



    Amazon: Black Haw Bark (Viburnum prunifolium), Pure Herb, Mountain Fresh, 500 mg, 100 Caps
    Foil, heat sealed and re-sealable pouches ensures maximum freshness. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans. 100-percent natural ingredients, no preservatives, no chemicals, just natural herbs. Our herbs are sourced whole and ground fresh for each delivery to maintain ultimate quality. Capsules are clear shells made from cellulose and made to order.


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