Skip to main content

Natural Awakenings Tucson

Oak Wood Extract Can Lessen Post-Surgical Effects

Oak Wood Extract

chamillew/AdobeStock.com

Hysterectomy surgery is sometimes necessary and may result in postoperative fatigue, headache, nausea, depression or pain. In a study reported in the journal Nutrients, researchers from Slovakia’s Comenius University gave 66 women recovering from a hysterectomy either a placebo or 300 milligrams of oak wood extract. Eight weeks later, those given the oak wood extract had lower oxidative stress, better energy and mood, and a greater ability to perform physical tasks and participate in social activities compared to the placebo group, which mostly saw declines in those areas.
Join Our Email Newsletter

 

COMING IN PRINT: 2020 October Issue
Due Date: September 10. Be a part of our upcoming September issue. Contact [email protected] for cheerful and efficient help with your marketing!
Missed the print deadline? Try email news!

Email News Exclusives with Social Media pushes; ask us about it today! [email protected]

Visit Us on Facebook
2020 Editorial Calendar

Try Foot Reflexology After Heart Surgery
Nurses Stand Up Against Climate Change
Hug A Mate For A Happy Relationship
Dinosaur Bone Ownership Resolved