Quercus robur

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Quercus robur extract or French oak wood extract as a natural supplement that may improve fatigue or endurance in some people.[1][2] Quercus robur extract is marketed under the brand name Robuvit®.[3]

ME/CFS[edit | edit source]

Small preliminary took place in 2014 and 2015, and showed improvement in chronic fatigue syndrome patients.[4][5]

Costs and availability[edit | edit source]

Quercus robur extract is available over the counter. It is also marketed under the brand name Robuvit.[4]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2014, Improved management of primary chronic fatigue syndrome with the supplement French oak wood extract[4]
  • 2015, Robuvit® (Quercus robur extract) supplementation in subjects with chronic fatigue syndrome and increased oxidative stress. A pilot registry study[5]
  • 2018, Robuvit®: improvement of fatigue in medical convalescence[1]
  • 2019, Oxidative stress parameters after abdominal hysterectomy and their relationships with quality of recovery[3]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.01.1 Ippolito, Edmondo; Belcaro, Gianni; Luzzi, Roberta; Hosoi, Morio; Dugall, Mark; Rohdewald, Peter; Feragalli, Beatrice; Cotellese, Roberto; Peterzan, Paula (May 2018). "Robuvit®: improvement of fatigue in medical convalescence". The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. 58 (5): 678–683. doi:10.23736/S0022-4707.17.08158-0. ISSN 1827-1928. PMID 29719945.
  2. Horvathova, Martina; Orszaghova, Zuzana; Laubertova, Lucia; Vavakova, Magdalena; Sabaka, Peter; Rohdewald, Peter; Durackova, Zdenka; Muchova, Jana (August 31, 2014). "Effect of the French Oak Wood Extract Robuvit on Markers of Oxidative Stress and Activity of Antioxidant Enzymes in Healthy Volunteers: A Pilot Study". Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity. doi:10.1155/2014/639868. PMC 4165385. PMID 25254080.
  3. 3.03.1 Jovanovic, Danijela; Milovanovic, Dragan R.; Jeremic, Nevena; Nikolic, Tamara; Stojic, Isidora; Jakovljevic, Vladimir; Vukovic, Natalija (June 1, 2019). "Oxidative Stress Parameters after Abdominal Hysterectomy and Their Relationships with Quality of Recovery" (PDF). Serbian Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research. 20 (2): 27–36. doi:10.1515/sjecr-2017-0046. ISSN 1820-8665.
  4. 4.04.14.2 Belcaro, G.; Cornelli, U.; Luzzi, R.; Cesarone, M. R.; Dugall, M.; Feragalli, B.; Hu, S.; Pellegrini, L.; Ippolito, E. (March 2014). "Improved management of primary chronic fatigue syndrome with the supplement French oak wood extract (Robuvit®): a pilot, registry evaluation". Panminerva Medica. 56 (1): 63–72. ISSN 1827-1898. PMID 24231834.
  5. 5.05.1 Belcaro, G.; Cornelli, U.; Luzzi, R.; Ledda, A.; Cacchio, M.; Saggino, A.; Cesarone, M. R.; Dugall, M.; Feragalli, B. (June 2015). "Robuvit® (Quercus robur extract) supplementation in subjects with chronic fatigue syndrome and increased oxidative stress. A pilot registry study". Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences. 59 (2): 105–117. ISSN 1827-1855. PMID 25394351.

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