According to an ancient Chinese pharmacopoeia, the Pen - TASO, it is possible to reach the hundred years of age with the help of
. In the chronicles oldest
mentioned as "the herb of
life" and according to the records of the Chinese government, Li - Yun Chung, born in 1677, lived for 200 years thanks to daily drinking
herbaceous plant roots characterized by
very curious: from exceptional measures (reaching one meter in length at its peak) and the form of
, are linked in pairs by the thickest part, becoming curious ways: the best known, the two legs of
man. The stem is no more than 3 spans tall, with leaves composed of 5 serrated lobes, like those of] Rose,
bigger. The tiny flowers are grouped in
bunch at the end of the stem.
The tub exotic plant that grows in China, Korea, Japan and Nepal.
The root, the body of the pharmacologically active plant contains active substances on the
, very unpleasant, reminiscent of
It is used as
stimulant against fatigue,
is sold in Europe and
as an aphrodisiac.
Only one grows in Asia, so its cultivation and harvest in Europe or
is not viable. In places of
, the root is pulled out at any time of year, because the active ingredients are accumulating day by day, and the plant can live about ten years.
USES AND APPLICATIONS:
, it is
plant known for thousands of years, and is considered
miracle plant that cures all ills. In our country comes in the form of powder or
extracts, in pharmaceutical packaging, as their indiscriminate use could be dangerous. The pharmaceutical industry
introduced as an aphrodisiac, and years ago
considered the "elixir of youth. They are also used extracts from root Licorera industry, which produces them with aperitifs. It is currently used as
tonic and stimulant to prevent
Chinese word meaning 'hombreraiz "by the way the human figure that takes root, or the reputation of this plant as
plant, with its
anthropomorphic root of up to one meter in length, to right
detail of its tiny flowers. With the dust of the wake
produced preparations which are used as
tonic and stimulant against fatigue. It
also sold as an aphrodisiac and preventive
management, both herbalists and in pharmacies.
This exotic plant, highly appreciated in China and the Far East for its medicinal properties, used for centuries against male
"adaptogens" stimulates the
, with an overall tonic effect and increases the
, accompanied by an anti -
. It is also
, slightly lowering, hypertensive,
and anti - tonic.
He is considered an aphrodisiac.
Hypersensitivity to the drug. Hiperestrogenia,
contains small amounts of estrone, estradiol and estriol, which can cause the appearance of gynecomastia galactorrhea or not combined with other drugs that can produce the same effect, since it is power (rauwolfia, blocking the
channels (diltiazem, nifedipine, verapamil) heterósidos digitalis, etionamida, griseofulvin, methyldopa, phenothiazines, spironolactone) Nor combiene associate with drug antidepressants (d'Arcy, 1993: 155)
Do not prescribe dosage forms with
content for oral administration in
under two years or consultants in the process of
Although little fecuentes compared with the vast extent of their use, there is agreement regarding the side effects of the continued use of
, hives and
. Later cases have been reported with hiperestrogesism, manifest in the form of mastalgia and metrorrhagia.
Caution / Poisoning.
drug that can be most phytotherapics useful in certain states and
in the treatment of many
. Its utility is more than proven therapy based on their longstanding use in the countries of East Asia. In the West
become fashionable for some years. All the fashions (and all panaceas) are transient, sumiéndose later in
long forgotten until re - discovered. To prevent this phenomenon, we recommend to consider the following recommendations:
, prescribe standardized preparations:
It is often sell plants of different species and geographic origins, bringing its membership can be very variable, even contradictory actions can be observed as
predominant or other active: the ginsenosides RG1 is hypertensive and
stimulant, while the RB1 is hypotensive and sedative.
Another difficulty is to ascertain the reliability of the product on the market are prepared very poor. Often the drugs are counterfeit with secondary roots, which can cause excitability and
Caution comes to prescribe to women:
prolonged treatments can induce
Do not exceed the dose of one gram
We recommend prescribing rounds of treatment of 4 to 6 weeks, followed by rest periods of two or three months.
Take into account the
content of the fluid extract and tincture.
Galenica forms / Dosage.
1 g of root in 250 cc, boil 3 minutes. One cup
Fluid extract (1:
1) 15 to 30 drops once or twice
5) 50 - 100 drops once or twice
Dry extract (5:
1) 200 mg / day. Take the
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