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Oak Bark

— Quercus robur. Family Fagaceae. Oak Bark is primarily applied to relieve severe diarrhea, for which aim it is used in small quantities. Its strong astringent ability is also utilized for hemorrhoids and dysentery. As a gargle it’s applied for throat inflammations, like pharyngitis, laryngitis, and tonsillitis.

Oats

— Avena sativa. Family Gramineae. Oats are primarily applied to relieve nervous conditions, especially those associated with anxiety and depression. It is also effective in treating neuralgia. Oats can be employed to treat skin conditions of irritating character. The herb is also applied as an aid in withdrawal from tobacco.

Okra

— Hibiscus esculentus, Abelmoschus esculentus. Okra is a highly nutritional vegetable, applied primarily to treat constipations and other bowel-related conditions, providing muscle functionality, and acting as a nutrient for intestine bacteria. Okra is rich in vitamins and nutrients, due to which fact it can be applied for treating high cholesterol levels, cancer, heart diseases, and even depression.

Oregon Mountain Grape

— Berberis aquifolium. Family Berberidaceae. The herb is primarily applied as a relief for scaly skin diseases, like psoriasis and eczema. Its secondary use consists in treating liver and gallbladder diseases, accompanied with sickness and vomiting.

Oriental wormwood

— Artemisiae capillaris. Family Compositae. Oriental wormwood is a hepatic herb employed primarily for liver and gallbladder conditions, accompanied by heat, jaundice, hepatitis symptoms, and gallbladder inflammations.