In this Article
- What other names is Oak Bark known by?
- What is Oak Bark?
- How does Oak Bark work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Oak Bark.
Oak bark might be safe for most people when applied directly to the skin for up to 2-3 weeks. When applied to damaged skin or when taken for longer than 2-3 weeks, oak bark is unsafe.
Do not take oak bark if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have liver problems.
- You have kidney problems.
- You have a skin condition called eczema or large areas of skin damage.
- You have a heart condition.
- You have an infection or a disease with a fever.
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