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  • The eucalypts are remarkable for the oil secreted in their leaves, and the large quantity of astringent resin of their bark.
  • The astringent principle is a peculiar kind of tannic acid, called by chemists quercitannic, which, yielding more stable compounds with gelatine than other forms, gives oak bark its high value to the tanner.
  • An oil obtained from the inner bark is astringent and is used in the treatment of various skin afflictions, especially eczema and psoriasis.
  • Lemon: Antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, astringent, stimulant, Tonic.
  • The bark has an astringent and slightly bitter taste.

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