White Oak Tincture
White Oak Bark is a powerful astringent that has been used for centuries to control diarrhea, internal and external bleeding, excessive menstrual flow, nosebleeds and hemorrhoids. It is also a potent antiseptic that has helped to control bacterial invasion and infection and has been employed to relieve vaginal and bladder infections, excessive menstrual flow and hemorrhages, including hemorrhaging of the lungs, bowels, stomach and spitting of blood.
As a diuretic that increases the flow of urine, White Oak Bark helps to expel mucous discharge, flush out kidney stones and gallstones, and improve the health of the bladder. It is also said to be helpful for bloody urine. Furthermore, White Oak is believed to normalize the function of the kidney, liver and spleen and has been used to relieve jaundice and other liver ailments.
White Oak Bark is considered a strong antiseptic, it has been very helpful in treating a wide variety of infections, such as vaginal infection (including vaginitis and leukorrhoea), gleet (urethritis), bladder infection, chancre (canker) sores and venereal diseases.
As an antiseptic and parasitic agent it destroys and expels worms (including pinworms) and other parasites from the intestinal tract.
When used externally, it can control and stop bleeding by providing a protective coat which regeneration of new tissues may take place, and has been very useful in treating burns, wounds, bee stings, skin abrasions and bleeding or infected mouth sores.
White Oak Bark's astringents are utilized in topical medicines to relieve flabby ulcers, in douches for vaginal and cervical discharges and in washes for hemorrhoids. Further supporting White Oak's astringent qualities, it is said to help relieve goiter and swelling of the neck and varicose veins. It is also thought to reduce swelling and hard tumors when applied topically.
Ingredients: White Oak Bark and 90% proof grain alcohol.
Dosage: Use 6-12 drops in juice, water, under the tongue or as desired. May be taken 3 times daily. Shake well. Always store in cool dark place. Keep out of reach of children.
Currently, there are no known warnings with the use of White Oak Bark; however, it should be noted that prolonged use of astringents is not recommended.
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