Oak bark

 Oak bark
 Oak bark - herbal, anti-inflammatory, astringent and tanning. It is widely used in dentistry and ENT practice.

Mode of action and properties of Oak bark

Oak bark - herbal remedy, has a complex of active biological substances.

It has astringent, immunity, shielding, antacid, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial action. Due tannins (at least 8% in the formulation) protects tissues against pathogenic organisms and local irritation. In addition, in the cortex contain pectin, flobafen, ellagic and gallic acid.

Product form

Oak bark is discharged in the form of whole and crushed material or in powder form.

  • Whole raw material consists of pieces of bark or not wide and 6 mm strips of different lengths. The outer surface may be shiny and matte, with wrinkles and cracks light gray or light brown. Internal - thin ribs, yellow-brown;
  • Milled raw oak bark when handling sieved to 7 mm;
  • In powder form small oak bark, YF 0, 5 mm, yellow-brown color.

Oak bark their properties does not change, has low odor and strongly astringent taste.

In 30g, 35g, 40g, 50g, 60g, 75g, 100g in carton packs.

Indications Oak bark

Oak bark is used for:

  • Bleeding gums;
  • Inflammatory diseases of the mucous membranes of the mouth, throat, pharynx, larynx;
  • Gingivitis;
  • Frostbite;
  • Bedsores;
  • Stomatitis;
  • Hemorrhoids;
  • Hyperhidrosis feet;
  • Infected wounds;
  • Burns;
  • CORN.


Oak bark has virtually no contraindications except for hypersensitivity to substances crust.

Mode of application

 Oak bark - phytopreparation
 Oak bark is used externally in the form of decoction to rinse, lotions, washing wounds, seating and foot baths alone or in combination with other drugs.

Oak bark decoction made from the rate of 20 g of bark for 200 ml of water in a water bath for 30 minutes. Hot filtered through a double cheesecloth, wring out the rest of the broth and bring to a volume of 200 ml of boiled water. The finished solution can be stored in the refrigerator for two days.

A decoction is used to rinse 6-8 times a day, after shake.

In the treatment of burns, apply 20% of the broth.

Often used oak bark from sweating as trays. 200 g of bark is boiled in 1 liter of water for an hour, then diluted at the rate of 1 tablespoon of broth per 1 liter of water at a temperature of 37-38 ° C. In the opinion of oak bark is used effectively by sweating as the hands and feet. After the procedure, they do not rinse and do not wipe, letting dry.

For cosmetic purposes often used oak bark hair. A decoction of the bark is used for dyeing and strengthen the hair. It can be prepared in the same manner. Sometimes it add onion peel and other herbs. The prepared broth is applied onto hair and kept warm for one hour. Usually hair oak bark is used in cases of allergies to specific synthetic means.

Thanks to the properties of oak bark is often used in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, and poisoning.

Storage conditions

Oak bark without a prescription. Shelf life - 5 years.