Oak Bark

(USAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

ble; Dubová kůra; Durmast Oak; Écorce de Chêne; Eichenrinde; Ekbark; Kora dębowa; Quercus; Quercus cortex; Tammenkuori; Tölgyfakéreg.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Oak Bark). The cut and dried bark from the fresh young branches of Quercus robur, Q. petraea, and Q. pubescens. It contains a minimum of 3.0% of tannins, expressed as pyrogallol, calculated with reference to the dried drug.

💊 Profile

Oak bark contains quercitannic acid. It has astringent properties and is used in some herbal preparations. It was formerly used for haemorrhoids and as a gargle.

Homoeopathy.

Oak bark has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Quercus.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Cz.: Dubova Kura; Ger.: Traxaton; Hong Kong: Urocalun; Jpn: Urocalun; Pol.: Quecor; Singapore: Urocalun; USA: Amerigel. Multi-ingredient: Austria: Menodoron; Cz.: Hemoral†; Fr.: Delabarre Bio-adhesif; Ger.: Tonsilgon; Pol.: Arnisol; Dentosept; Dentosept A; Enterosol; Mucosit; Sanofil; Stomatosol; Rus.: Tonsilgon N (Тонзилгон Н); S.Afr.: Menodoron; Spain: Natusor Astringel†; Switz.: Kernosan Elixir; UK: Peerless Composition Essence; USA: Amerigel.
Published May 08, 2019.