Tannic Acid

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What other names is Tannic Acid known by?

Acide Tannique, Ácido Tánico.

What is Tannic Acid?

Tannic acid is a chemical that can be found in oak leaves.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Cold sores and fever blisters.
  • Diaper rash.
  • Minor burn or sunburn.
  • Prickly heat.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Cancer, swollen tonsils, ingrown toenails, poison ivy, thinning gums, sore throat, poison ivy, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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