Herb of the Day: White Oak Bark


White Oak bark
( Quercus alba )
Its properties are , Astringent, antiseptic, diuretic

White Oak Bark is a strong Astringent that is used both internally and externally, it may be used for…. diarrhea, dysentery, hemorrhoids, menstrual problems with excessive bleeding hematuria, internal hemorrhaging, low grade fever, ulcerated bladder, goiter, neck problems, gallstones, and kidney stones.
Externally, it has been used for hemorrhoids, varicose veins, garglr/mouthwash for throat and mouth, leucorrhea, burns, sores, skin irritations, bruises, injuries, swollen tissues, bleeding, and to strengthen a loosened tooth.

There is a caution do not apply to extensively damage skin…

As a tea it taken for bleeding of the stomach, lungs, and rectum. It will stop spitting up of blood. It will increase the flow of urine and help remove gallstones and kidney stones. It will also clean the stomach.
Externally, the tea is good for bathing scabs, sores, poison oak, and insect bites. Soak a towel and tie over the weak vessels and broken capillaries. Excellent for varicose veins both internally and externally as a poultice. Use the fomentation and apply overnight to swollen glands, tumors, mumps, goiter, and lymphatic swellings.

Always ask your doctor before self medicating, HERBS ARE MEDICINE,

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s