Latin Name: Quercus Ilex
The medicinal properties of this tree come from its wealth in tannins, especially its acids.
Tannings help in accelerating the wound healing and performing hemostasis.
As an astringent, the hardwood constricts the body’s tissues both internally and externally to treat bleeding and diarrhea, as well as hemorrhoids, varicose veins, and other skin conditions.
Holly oak can also be used for the treatment of indigestion and inflammation of intestine.