Oak. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Oak (Quercus Retundifolia)

Properties of oak

The oak bark is astringent. Its use is for diarrhoeas.
- For topical use the oak is used in: wounds and skin ulcers, mouth or corneal, excessive sweating body, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, parodontopathies, pharyngitis, dermatitis, erythema, pruritus, vulvovaginitis.

Contraindications to the oak

- Usually contraindicated treatments with pectin, iron salts or alkaloids.
- Gastritis, peptic ulcer.

Side effects of oak
The tannins can irritate the stomach lining. Its use is recommended to mix with marshmallow root.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3


(0 = none, 1 = somewhat toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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