• Used to treat burns, anal fissures, eczema & hemorrhoids.
• Can be used as a gargle to treat tonsillitis & sore throats.
• Can be used to stop diarrhea & dysentery.
White oak bark, one of the strongest natural astringent herbs available, has been used by Native American cultures for hundreds of years, to treat wounds and intestinal problems.
The primary use of oak bark for making bath additives and gargles to stop bacterial and viral infections. An alcohol tincture painted on the skin or used to make a cream helps fight staph infections.
Bark can be used dried or toasted. Gentle dry heat increases the concentration of oils in the bark. Baths, washes, infusions, teas, tinctures.
Avoid bathing a large area of inflamed skin all at once. Oak bark infusions, extracts, and tinctures taken internally should be timed so that any medication (especially any medication that has to be taken on a relatively alkaline or empty stomach) is not in the digestive tract. Take oak bark 4 hours before or 4 hours after any prescription medication.
Orrs’ Trading Company does not intend to diagnose, prevent, treat or cure through the sale of this herb. Use at your own risk.