Cucumber Tree Bark Powder Bulk by the Ounce
Common Names: Holly Bay, Indian Bark, Red Bay, Red Laurel, Swamp Laurel, Swamp Sassafras, Sweet Bay, Sweet Magnolia, White Bay
Scientific Name: Magnolia Glauca L., Magnoliaceae, Magnolia Family
Common Uses: Tea made from the bark is antiperiodic, aromatic, mildly diaphoretic, laxative, stimulant, tonic. It has historically been used as a substitute for quinine in the treatment of malaria. An infusion has been used in the treatment of stomach ache and cramps. The bark has been chewed by people trying to break the tobacco habit. A hot infusion of the bark has been snuffed to treat sinus problems and has also been held in the mouth to treat toothaches. Cucumber Tree bark is also used to help relieve symptoms of Arthritis.
*Warnings: There are no specific negative qualities to using this bark extract. However, individuals who are allergic to the magnolia tree or flower may also be allergic to the bark.
Origin: Found in the Atlantic and Gulf coast states.