Quercus phellos Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
willow oak

Quercus phellos is a deciduous tree in the red oak group of oaks. It is native to eastern North America from southern New York south to northern Florida, and west to southernmost Illinois and eastern Texas. It is most commonly found growing on lowland floodplains, often along streams, but rarely also in uplands with poor drainage, up to 400 m altitude.

Quercus phellos

Economic importance of Quercus phellos

Environmental shade/shelter
Materials wod

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New Jersey, New York , Pennsylvania
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois , Missouri , Oklahoma
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida , Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
AP-1-Inhibitor
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Acnegenic
Iodine found in Stem (6 ppm)
Analgesic
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Androgenic
Boron found in Stem (21 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Anorexic
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
AntiAGE
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
AntiCFS
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
AntiHIV
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
AntiNF-kB
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antiacne
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiadrenalinic
Nickel found in Stem (12.6 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antiaging
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Stem (294 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Stem (29 ppm)
Iron found in Stem (294 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Copper found in Stem (29 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antibacterial
Iodine found in Stem (6 ppm)
Anticanker
Iron found in Stem (294 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Anticataract
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Stem (294 ppm)
Anticirrhotic
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Anticorneotic
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antidandruff
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Copper found in Stem (29 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antifatigue
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Copper found in Stem (29 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antiglycosuric
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Antigoiter
Iodine found in Stem (6 ppm)
Antigout
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Copper found in Stem (29 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antikeshan
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antilepric
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antileukemic
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antileukotriene
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antimelanomic
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Stem (294 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antimyalgic
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Stem (29 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Boron found in Stem (21 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Boron found in Stem (21 ppm)
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Copper found in Stem (29 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Stem (1512 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antioxidant
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antiparkinsonian
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiradicular
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiseptic
Iodine found in Stem (6 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antisilicotic
Aluminum found in Stem (420 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antithyrotoxic
Iodine found in Stem (6 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antitumor
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antiulcer
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Antiulcerogenic
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Antivaginitic
Aluminum found in Stem (420 ppm)
Antiviral
Iodine found in Stem (6 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Stem (1512 ppm)
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Apoptotic
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Astringent
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Candidicide
Aluminum found in Stem (420 ppm)
Cardiomyopathogenic
Cobalt found in Stem (0.5 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Copper found in Stem (29 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Collagenic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Stem (29 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Deodorant
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Depressant
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Dermatitigenic
Iodine found in Stem (6 ppm)
Diuretic
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Encephalopathic
Aluminum found in Stem (420 ppm)
Energizer
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Erythrocytogenic
Cobalt found in Stem (0.5 ppm)
Estrogenic
Boron found in Stem (21 ppm)
Fungicide
Iodine found in Stem (6 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Goitrogenic
Iodine found in Stem (6 ppm)
Hypertensive
Cadmium found in Stem (3 ppm)
Sodium found in Stem (109 ppm)
Hyperthyroid
Iodine found in Stem (6 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Copper found in Stem (29 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Hypotensive
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Copper found in Stem (29 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Phosphorus found in Stem (1512 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Insulin-Sparing
Nickel found in Stem (12.6 ppm)
Insulinogenic
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Lithogenic
Cadmium found in Stem (3 ppm)
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Memorigenic
Chromium found in Stem (0.084 ppm)
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Nephrotoxic
Cadmium found in Stem (3 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Stem (1512 ppm)
Pesticide
Aluminum found in Stem (420 ppm)
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Polyamine-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Prooxidant
Iron found in Stem (294 ppm)
Prostaglandin-Sparer
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Protein-Kinase-C-Inhibitor
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Protisticide
Iodine found in Stem (6 ppm)
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Stem (29 ppm)
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Thyrotropic
Iodine found in Stem (6 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
VEGF-Inhibitor
Selenium found in Stem (0.3 ppm)
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Stem (14700 ppm)
Magnesium found in Stem (2940 ppm)
Potassium found in Stem (5880 ppm)
Vulnerary
Zinc found in Stem (92 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Aluminum Stem 14 420
Ash Stem 14,000 42,000
Barium Stem 14 210
Boron Stem 1 21
Cadmium Stem 0 3
Calcium Stem 2,940 14,700
Chromium Stem 0 0.084
Cobalt Stem 0 0.5
Copper Stem 1 29
Fluorine Stem 0 0.084
Iodine Stem 4 6
Iron Stem 14 294
Lead Stem 0.4 21
Magnesium Stem 210 2,940
Nickel Stem 0.4 12.6
Phosphorus Stem 168 1,512
Potassium Stem 616 5,880
Selenium Stem 0.01 0.3
Sodium Stem 4 109
Strontium Stem 14 126
Titanium Stem 1 42
Zinc Stem 2 92
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]