Cherry Tree Bark
Wild cherry tree tea has an unusual flavor – goes well with a dash of honey and milk or other sweet flavors. Throughout history, it was enjoyed for its flavor and medicinal valued as a cough suppressant, treatment for upset stomach, and antidote for stress. Use the cherry bark tea as desired in moderation, up to three cups a day and less over long periods of time.
A Bit of History
Varieties of cherry trees grow throughout the world – in Europe, Asia, and northern Africa. The wild cherry tree is native to eastern North America where Native Americans, like their ancient Chinese herbalists counterparts, brewed the inner bark into a tea and used it for its medicinal value and flavor.