Quercus infectoria Oliv.

Nota de alcance (en)


Indigenous to Greece,

Syria and Iran. Yields oak galls.



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