Quercus infectoria Oliv.

Nota de alcance (en)

Origin

Indigenous to Greece,

Syria and Iran. Yields oak galls.

Action:

Astringent.

Bark and fruits—used for eczema and impetigo.

Galls—used for diseases of gums and oral cavity (diluted with toothpowder or paste; also as a gargle in nasal catarrh and sore throat. An ointment ( in  parts of vaseline) is applied externally in haemorrhoids. Also included in breast and vaginal firming creams. A decoction of galls is used as an enema in prolapus of rectum.

Quercus infectoria Oliv.
Término aceptado: 05-May-2021