Oak medicine

Oak

Image – part of Medicinal Tree Exhibit. Exhibition was displayed during National Herb Week 2015

Oak (Quercus robur): commonly used for dental caries. Oak bark tincture or infusion is an excellent addition to any mouth wash as it tightens and strengthens the gums and teeth. Oak is also useful in gastroenteritis. Oak is very mineralising & astringent.

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Oak tree

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YVETTE SHERIDAN BHSC (NAT), B. COMM

EvieYvette has been practicing herbal medicine for over 10 years.  Read more here