WHITE OAK BARK (Quercus alba) aka - Tanner’s Oak
Medicinally, White Oak Bark is the classic example of an astringent. Due to its high calcium and tannins content, it acts by precipitating (the) tissue protein to tighten it. White Oak has been used to treat diarrhea, dysentery and bleeding. In cases of a loose tooth, it will help to strengthen the tissues and help the tooth to set well in place. White Oak bark has been used to expel pinworms and in the cleansing of the entire gastrointestinal tract. It stops bleeding in the stomach, liver, lungs and bowels. White Oak Bark has been used for excess mucus with common complaints such as sinus congestion and post-nasal drip. It also helps remove kidney stones and gallstones. It is used to aid in normalizing the kidneys, liver, and spleen. It is known to help increase the flow of urine. White Oak has also been used as an anti-dote for drug allergies.
White Oak Bark
- Primary Uses: Here are just a few of the maladies that White Oak Bark can provide relief for: • Bleeding (External & Internal) • Loose Teeth • Menstrual Problems • Mouth Sores • Strep Throat • Ulcers • Bloody Urine • Varicose Veins • Worms (Pin Thread)