Overview

Bayberry is a shrub that grows in Texas and the eastern US. The root bark and berries are used to make medicine.

Despite safety concerns, bayberry is used for colds, diarrhea, nausea, skin wounds, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

In manufacturing, the wax extract taken from the berries is used in fragrances and candles.

How does it work ?

Bayberry contains chemicals called tannins. These tannins have a drying effect on the skin.

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