Women on PMS
Every month some women experience the pain of menstrual cramps and other menstrual pain issues, while there are pain relievers and over-the counter medications provided it does not mean that they are safe to 5 use or that they do not have side effects. Not only that women have been known to use this traditional herb to reduce the pain during pregnancy caused by muscle spasms. Some would even attest to the effectiveness of the cramp bark in solving urinary tract conditions that will also include pain and spasms.
What are the other uses of the cramp bark?
How does it work?
The plant has natural properties that work as a relaxant, a diuretic, an astringent, a sedative as well as anti-spasmodic. The cramp bark can be taken as a prevention method, it can be used 1-2 days before the start of
the menstruation but can also be taken as needed. Women can benefit from the cramp bark in so many ways because it is also a uterine decongestant. This means that it can reduce the chances of bloating, cramping before menstruation and it can also reduce the chances of delayed menstruation. Aside from treating the symptoms of menstrual cramps, it can also be used to solve urinary tract infections as well as bladder infections. It can reduce the chances of experiencing painful urination and can decrease the urge of urination.
How to prepare the plant:
The cramp bark can work well with an alcohol extract or a tincture, it can be prepared with a small amount of glycerin and astringency in
order to make it even more effective. The berries of the cramp bark is very sweet and some individuals have also tried cooking it into jam.