Bayberry, also known as wax myrtle, is a common shrub in the marshlands of the eastern United States. In addition to its use in candle making, it is also commonly employed as a fragrance in potpourris. The root bark, when steeped into a tea, is astringent and cleansing.
Directions: To use as a tea, pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 tsp. of herb, cover and steep 3-5 minutes.
Bayberry Root Bark, Cut & Sifted
Bayberry Root Bark
- Brand: Frontier Bulk
Botanical Name: Myrica cerifera (L.)
Directions: To prepare as a tea, add 1-2 teaspoons of herb to 8 oz. water in a pot. Cover and simmer for 15-30 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Origin: United States
Size: 1 lb
Package: Bulk Bag
Introduction Date: 1993-01-01
Serving Size 1 tsp (1.9g)
Servings About 239
Amount per % Daily
Total Carbohydrate 1g <1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Bayberry, cut (root bark) 1.9g **
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
** Daily Value not established.
Common Name: Bayberry Root Bark
Plant Part: Root Bark
Cut: Cut & Sifted
Bar Code: 0-89836-00501-4