herbaceous plant which can last several years,
fails to get
very robust plant; misses some very strong roots and branching, allowing it to colonize every kind of soil, even the most movedizos. It
some small leaves, lanceolate, and the flowers that are grouped to form tiny spikes also are often. The plant is across Europe and much of Asia, growing in all kinds of substrate, especially those in poor and sandy.
Infusion. The plant in quantity varies between 40 and 60 deg. Is added to
of boiling water, cool and school. You can take several cups
day. This plant is often associated with other diuretic herbs to enhance their effect. In pharmacy is easy to find so much as one mixed with others.
The plant blooms early in the year,
, although it can continue to flourish until the
. The collection is done in the same
of bloom, as it is at this time when the plant is rich in active ingredients. It is important that once
dried and stored in airtight jars away from light.
Sumidades the air.
Saponósidos triterpenic, cumarinas:
umbiliferona; flavonoids: herniarina; tannins.
Plant poorly studied from
scientific point of view, with broad popular application as
diuretic (popularly is called also
) and antispasmodic level of
tract (action that might be due to the
salts and cumarinas) demulcent.
States that require an increase in urine output:
, oliguria, urolithiasis) hiperazotemia, hyperuricemia, gout, high blood pressure, edema,
accompanied by fluid retention.
In external use:
Do not prescribe dosage forms with
content for oral administration in
under two years or consultants in the process of
Caution / Poisoning.
Its use as
diuretic in the presence of
or severe, should be done only by prescription and under medical supervision, to the danger that can result in uncontrolled contribution of liquids, the possibility of
, whether the elimination of
is considerable, enhancing the effect of
Take into account the
content of the fluid extract and tincture.
Galenica forms / Dosage.
30 to 60 g / l, infuse 10 minutes. Take during the day. Often associated with other drugs diuretic.
Fluid extract (1:
1) 30 - 50 drops, three to five times
5) 50 - 100 drops, one to three times
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