Viburnum prunifolium

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Vi·bur·num pru·ni·fo·li·um

(vī-bŭr'nŭm prū'ni-fō'lē-ŭm),
A medication derived from the root bark of Viburnum prunifolium (family Caprifoliaceae); contains viburnin; bitter resin; tannin; sugar; citric, malic, oxalic and valeric acids. Formerly used as a smooth muscle relaxant/antispasmodic (uterine).
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A tall shrub, the root bark of which contains arbutin, resin, scopoletin, tannin, triterpenoid saponins, valeric acid, and viburnin; it has been used for menstrual cramps, postpartum pain, and as a uterine tonic
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