Oak – Buds
- General tonic
- Adrenal tonic – stimulates the adreno-cortical gland (adrenal cortex)
- Stimulates testosterone production (precursor for 17 ketasteroids)
The properties of Quercus robur are mainly directed towards the nervous and glandular system. Its main focus of action is the adrenal cortex by stimulating the secretion of corticosteroids (adrenal tonic).
Stimulates the pituitary gland and has a polyendocrine action.
Tonic of the reticulo-endothelial system.
Tonic (general / sexual).
Stimulates testosterone production (precursor for 17-ketosteroids).
Regulates blood pressure.
Contra-indications: Hyperprolactinaemia. Elevated testosterone / androgen levels (stimulates testosterone production). Neoplasia: Hormone sensitive tumours.
Caution: In the presence of hypertension, panic attacks or hyperactivity (may exacerbate symptoms).
Do not use for more than 4 weeks as it may prevent the absorption of nutrients.
To be taken 3 hours apart from any allopathic medications (may interfere with absorption).
HerbalGem gemmo complex that contains Quercus robur:
G16 TONIGEM (tonic complex)
Precautions for use:
Pregnant women should avoid taking bud extracts with hormonal action like Quercus robur (Oak).
Gemmotherapy is a branch of phytotherapy that uses buds and young shoots of trees and shrubs. Gathered in the spring at a key stage of their natural growth cycle, buds and young shoots are freshly handpicked and put in maceration in a solution of water, alcohol and glycerin to extract all their active principles.
Ingredients | Each drop contains:
Quercus robur* (Oak buds) (extract 1:20 … 2.5 mg) 0.05 ml
Non-medicinal ingredients: alcohol, water, glycerin.
*Organic certification by Certisys-BE1
Adults and children > 12 years 5-15 drops daily, between meals, pure or diluted in water, or as directed by a health care practitioner.
- Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
- Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless directed by a health care practitioner.
- Do not use if safety seal is broken.
- Keep out of reach of small children.
For more information please consult your health care practitioner.
Remedy of Yang nature.