💊 Chemical information

Árbol de la cera; Bayberry Bark; Candle Berry Bark; Myrica; Wax Myrtle Bark.
NOTE. Bayberry has also been used as a synonym for bog myrtle.

💊 Profile

Bayberry, the root bark of Myrica cerifera (Myricaceae), is used in upper respiratory-tract disorders and as a gargle for sore throat. It has also been used in gastrointestinal disorders, to treat vaginal discharge, and topically on ulcers and sores.


Bayberry has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Myrica cerifera; Myri. cer.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: UK: EP&C Essence; Peerless Composition Essence.
Published January 09, 2019.