Oak Apple

Scientific Name : Quercus Infectoria Oliv.
Synonyms : Quercus Lucitanica Boiss., Quercus Alpestris Koch, Quercus Valentina Koch and Quercigo Infectoria Syriaca Gand.
Other Names in English : Aleppo Oak Gall
Family : Fagaceae

General Data

Product Details


An oak apple is not a fruit. It’s actually a gall from the oak apple gall wasp (Amphibolips confluent). This gall is the size of a golf ball and can be two inches wide. It has a papery feel and is initially leaf-green. Eventually it turns brown and dry. In this case, the gall is actually a mutated leaf

Chemical Constituents

Gallotannic acid 50-70%.

Medical disclaimer

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