Viburnum opulus, commonly called or cramp bark, snowball tree, water elder, guelder-rose and European cranberrybush(though not closely related to the cranberry) , is a species of flowering plant in the family Adoxaceae (formerly Caprifoliaceae.)
Viburnum opulus is a deciduous shrub growing to 4–5 m. It is grown as an ornamental plant for its flowers and berries, growing best on moist, moderately alkaline soils, though tolerating most soil types well.
It is native to Europe, Northern Africa and central Asia. Viburnum opulus (kalyna) is one of the national symbols of Ukraine.
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Cut herbs are herbs which have been harvested and then cut into smaller pieces, suitable for further processing. Cut herbs like Viburnum opulus / Cramp Bark Cut can be used to produce tinctures or fluid extracts. They can also be used in herbal teas and infusions.