Prunus serotina Common name: Wild cherry
Family: Rosaceae

Parts used: Bark

Constituents: Prunasin (cyanogenic glycoside which is hydrolyzed by prunase to hydrocyanic acid), benzaldehyde, eudesmic acid, p-coumaric acid, scopoletin, tannins, sugars.

Medicinal actions: Antitussive, sedative, astringent

Medicinal use: The specific indications of Prunus are a continual irritative cough with profuse muco-purulent expectoration; cardiac palpitation, from debility; dyspnea; pyrexia; loss of appetite; and cardiac pain. Prunus strongly sedates the cough reflex. For this reason, the primary use for Prunus is to allay irritated coughs.

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