The oak, thanks to the high content of tannins, has healing and soothing properties, useful in case of wounds, ulcers and to treat hemorrhoids and fissures. The oak ha also antioxidant and astringent properties and results useful in case of diarrhea. This remedy can also be used to protect the skin from wrinkles.
Herbal tea of leaves
In case of hemorrhoids and diarrhea try the herbal tea of oak: leave to brew 5 fresh or dried leaves for liter of water for 10 minutes, filter and drink up to three cups a day. In case of external applications for healing wounds or ulcers, leave to brew 10 fresh or dried leaves in a liter of water for 10 minutes, filter and once lukewarm, apply on the affected part.
Decoction of bark for external use or gargling
In case of hemorrhoids, skin cracking or other skin irritations, but also in case of inflammation of the throat or bleeding gums, try the decoction of bark: add to one liter of cold water a handful of pounded bark, heat to boil and let boil for 5 minutes, filter and once lukewarm use in according of the need.