Science / Biology / Bark: The outer layer of the stems of woody plants; composed of an outer layer of dead cells (cork) and an inner layer of phloem.


Life Style / Travel / Debark: To exit, or the process of exiting the ship. The term 'disembark' is also used. MORE

Butternut Bark (Juglans cinera)

Health / Herbs / Butternut Bark (Juglans cinera): Eliminates intestinal worms, a mild laxative, increases secretion of bile and activity of glands in the walls of the intestinal tract. MORE


Life Style / Travel / Embark: To enter, or the process of entering or boarding the ship. MORE

Cramp Bark (Viburnum opulus)

Health / Herbs / Cramp Bark (Viburnum opulus): Relaxes muscle tensions and reduces spasms, relaxes the uterus and relieve painful menstrual cramps, helps to prevent menstrual excessive blood loss, protects from threatened miscarriage, sedative. MORE

White oak bark (Quercus alba)

Health / Herbs / White oak bark (Quercus alba): Anti-inflammatory, helps prevent diarrhea. MORE

Wild cherry bark (Prunus serotina)

Health / Herbs / Wild cherry bark (Prunus serotina): Astringent, helps irritating coughs due to sedative action, anti-tussive, expectorant, Note that inhibition of a cough does not chest infection, which will still need to be treated. MORE