This section is from the "A Handbook of Useful Drugs" book, by State Medical Examining and Licensing Boards.
The bark of Prunus serotina, used in medicine principally in the form of:
Representing an aqueous extract of 15 per cent, of wild cherry bark.
Incompatibilities: As it contains tannins it is incompatible with salts of iron.
Action and Uses: Syrup of wild cherry is tonic and sedative and largely used as a vehicle for cough medicines.
Dosage: 5 c.c. or 1 fluidram.