Reviews: 2015 Vol: 7 Issue: 1
Oak (Quercus branti): An overview
Quercus brantii, the Persian oak, is a species of oak native to Western Asia, including Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. Various branches of the oak have huge health benefits. In Iranian Traditional Medicine from oal have been used for angina throat, tonsillitis and hoarseness, typical blood hemorrhoids, cures diarrhea and dysentery, relieves stomach pain and its gas, alleviates anemia and cures rickets, strengthen the stomach and respiratory system, softens the breasts and smooth sound and relieve coughs, erc. So it can be used as a valuable nutritional and pharmaceutical plant for producing of drugs in treatment of so many disorders and diseases.