Butternut Bark (Juglans cinera)
Butternut Bark (Juglans cinera): Eliminates intestinal worms, a mild laxative, increases secretion of bile and activity of glands in the walls of the intestinal tract.
Embark: To enter, or the process of entering or boarding the ship.
White oak bark (Quercus alba): Anti-inflammatory, helps prevent diarrhea.
Debark: To exit, or the process of exiting the ship. The term 'disembark' is also used.
Wild cherry bark (Prunus serotina): Astringent, helps irritating coughs due to sedative action, anti-tussive, expectorant, Note that inhibition of a cough does not chest infection, which will still need to be treated.
Croup. Any Obstructive Condition Of The Larynx (Voice Box) Or Trachea (Windpipe), Characterized By A Hoarse, Barking Cough And Difficult Breathing Occurring Chiefly In Infants And Children. In The Early-Nineteenth Century It Was Called Cynanche Trachealis: roup, hives, choak, stuffing, rising of the lights.
Black Walnut (Juglans nigra): Used in gargles for sore throat, a vermifuge, a blood purifier, and lowers blood pressure.
Cramp Bark (Viburnum opulus): Relaxes muscle tensions and reduces spasms, relaxes the uterus and relieve painful menstrual cramps, helps to prevent menstrual excessive blood loss, protects from threatened miscarriage, sedative.
Bark: The outer layer of the stems of woody plants; composed of an outer layer of dead cells (cork) and an inner layer of phloem.