Quercus robur Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
English oak European oak pedunculate oak
Quercus robur

Medical use

Economic importance of Quercus robur

Environmental ornamental revegetator
Materials wod
Medicines folklore
Vertebrate poisons mamals

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Western Asia: Iran; Turkey
    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
  • EUROPE
    Native
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland ; Ireland; Norway ; Sweden ; United Kingdom
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy ; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal; Spain

Biological activities

11B-HSD-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
5-Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
ACE-Inhibitor
Gallic-acid found in Bark
ATPase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Aldehyde-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Allelochemic
Catechin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Allergenic
Quercetin found in Bark
Analgesic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Androgenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Angiogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Anorexic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
AntiGTF
Quercetin found in Bark
AntiHIV
Ellagitannin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
AntiMRSA
Gallic-acid found in Bark
AntiPMS
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Antiadenovirus
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Antiaflatoxin
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiaggregant
Catechin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiaging
Quercetin found in Bark
Antialcoholic
Catechin found in Bark
Antiallergenic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Antiallergic
Ellagitannin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antialzheimeran
Quercetin found in Bark
Antianaphylactic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiandrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Antiangiogenic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiarthritic
Catechin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiasthmatic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiatheromic
Pectin found in Bark
Antiatherosclerotic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antibacterial
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Pectin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antibronchitic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Anticancer
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Anticarcinomic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Anticariogenic
Catechin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Anticataract
Quercetin found in Bark
Anticolitic
Quercetin found in Bark
Anticomplementary
Quercetin found in Bark
Anticystitic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antidepressant
Quercetin found in Bark
Antidermatitic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antidiabetic
Pectin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antidiarrheic
Pectin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antidysenteric
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antiedemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catechin found in Bark
Antielastase
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiencephalitic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiendotoxic
Catechin found in Bark
Antienteritic
Pectin found in Bark
Antiescherichic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiestrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antifeedant
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catechin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antifertility
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Antifibrinolytic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Antifibrosarcomic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiflu
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antigallstone
Pectin found in Bark
Antigastric
Quercetin found in Bark
Antigastritic
Pectin found in Bark
Antigonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Antigonadotropic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antihepatitic
Catechin found in Bark
Antihepatotoxic
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antihistaminic
Catechin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antihydrophobic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antihyperlipidemic
Catechin found in Bark
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Antihypertensive
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catechin found in Bark
Friedelin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Leucodelphinidin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antileishmanic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antileukemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catechin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antileukotriene
Quercetin found in Bark
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antilipoperoxidant
Catechin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antilithic
Pectin found in Bark
Antilymphomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Antimalarial
Quercetin found in Bark
Antimelanomic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antimetastatic
Pectin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antimutagenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Pectin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antimyocarditic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antineoplastic
Leucodelphinidin found in Bark
Antinephritic
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antinociceptive
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiobesity
Pectin found in Bark
Antiophidic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antiosteotic
Catechin found in Bark
Antioxidant
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catechin found in Bark
Ellagitannin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antipancreatitic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiperiodontal
Catechin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiperiodontitic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Antiperistaltic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antipermeability
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiperoxidant
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antipharyngitic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiplaque
Catechin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiplasmodial
Quercetin found in Bark
Antipodriac
Quercetin found in Bark
Antipolio
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiprogestational
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Antiproliferant
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiprostaglandin
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catechin found in Bark
Antiprostanoid
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiprostatadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Antiprostatitic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Antiproteolytic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Antipsoriac
Quercetin found in Bark
Antipyretic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Antiradicular
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antisclerodermic
Catechin found in Bark
Antiseptic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Antispasmodic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antistaphylococcic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Antistreptococcic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antithiamin
Quercetin found in Bark
Antithrombic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antitrypanosomic
Quercetin found in Bark
Antitumor-Promoter
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antitumor
Ellagitannin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antitussive
Pectin found in Bark
Antiulcer
Catechin found in Bark
Pectin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Antiviral
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Apoptotic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Artemicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Astringent
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Bacteristat
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Bradycardiac
Quercetin found in Bark
Bronchodilator
Gallic-acid found in Bark
COMP-Inhibitor
Catechin found in Bark
COMT-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
COX-1-Inhibitor
Catechin found in Bark
COX-2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Calmodulin-Antagonist
Quercetin found in Bark
Cancer-Preventive
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Pectin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Candidicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Capillariprotective
Leucocyanidin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Carcinogenic
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Ellagitannin found in Bark
Caspase-8-Inducer
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catabolic
Quercetin found in Bark
Chelator
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Pectin found in Bark
Choleretic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Copper-Chelator
Quercetin found in Bark
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Cytochrome-P450-1A2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Cytotoxic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Deiodinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Demulcent
Pectin found in Bark
Differentiator
Quercetin found in Bark
Diuretic
Friedelin found in Bark
Estrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Febrifuge
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Floral-Inhibitor
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Fungicide
Catechin found in Bark
Pectin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Gonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
HIV-RT-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Hemostat
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Pectin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Hepatomagenic
Quercetin found in Bark
Hepatoprotective
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catechin found in Bark
Pectin found in Bark
Hypoglycemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Pectin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Hypolipidemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Immunomodulator
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Immunostimulant
Catechin found in Bark
Ellagitannin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Immunosuppressant
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Inotropic
Quercetin found in Bark
Insulin-Sparing
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Insulinogenic
Quercetin found in Bark
Interferonogenic
Ellagitannin found in Bark
Juvabional
Quercetin found in Bark
Larvistat
Quercetin found in Bark
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Catechin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
MAO-A-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
MAO-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
MMP-9-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Mast-Cell-Stabilizer
Quercetin found in Bark
Metalloproteinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Mutagenic
Quercetin found in Bark
Myorelaxant
Gallic-acid found in Bark
NADH-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
NEP-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
NO-Inhibitor
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
NO-Synthase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Nephrotoxic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Neuroprotective
Quercetin found in Bark
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
P450-Inducer
Quercetin found in Bark
P450-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
PGE2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
PTK-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Peristaltic
Pectin found in Bark
Pesticide
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Pectin found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Phospholipase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Plasmodicide
Quercetin found in Bark
Proliferant
Quercetin found in Bark
Propecic
Catechin found in Bark
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Protein-Kinase-C-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Quercetin found in Bark
Reverse-Transcriptase-Inhibitor
Ellagitannin found in Bark
Spermicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Styptic
Gallic-acid found in Bark
TNF-alpha-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Teratologic
Quercetin found in Bark
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Tumorigenic
Quercetin found in Bark
Tyrosinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Ubiquiot
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
Ulcerogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Bark
VEGF-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
Vasodilator
Quercetin found in Bark
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Catechin found in Bark
Gallic-acid found in Bark
Quercetin found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark (200000 ppm)
cAMP-Phosphodiesterase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark
iNOS-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Bark

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Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]