lavandula latifolia medicus

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lavandula latifolia medicus
Used Part.

The flowering tops.

Active Principles.

Essential oil (1%) rich in oil and monoterpenes p - cymene, alcohols, esters and acids (l - linalol, d - borneol, geraniol, alpha - terpineol, Linalyl acetate, acetic acid free) oxides (cineol oxide Caryophyllene of) aldehydes and ketones (d - camphor) traces of furfural, phenols (eugenol) sesquiterpenoides (Bisabolene, Caryophyllene)

Drug Action.

The essential oil gives it an antiseptic, antispasmodic and general stimulant. Often used as a corrective organoleptic of cosmetics and perfume ready, for its pleasant aroma canfóreo.


Asthenia, dyspepsia hiposecretoras, gastrointestinal spasms, dyskinesias Hepatobiliary, gastroenteritis, skin infections, wounds. In areas where it grows are widely used popular, considered a panacea used to treat all kinds of ailments (see Mulet, 1991)


Unless otherwise indicated, we recommend not to prescribe essential oils through internal during pregnancy, lactation, children under six years or patients with gastritis, gastric ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, hepatopathy, epilepsy, Parkinson's or other diseases neurological.

Do not administer, or topically applied to children under six years old or people with respiratory allergies or with known hypersensitivity to this or other essential oils.

Caution / Poisoning.

The substance can cause irritation of mucous membranes, allergic reactions, and dosage extraterapéuticas, headaches, nausea and torpor.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Internal use:

Infusion: one tablespoon per cup of dessert. Infuse 10 minutes, 2 or 3 cups a day, after meals.

Essential oil deterpenado: 2 to 4 drops on a sugar cube, or in capsules (25 - 50 mg / caps. One to three times a day.

External use:

Infusion: implemented in the form of washes or towels.

Essential oil deterpenado in alcohol solution or oily.


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Fernandez, M; Nieto, A. Medicinal Plants. Pamplona: Ediciones Universidad de Navarra, 1982, p. 108.

Mulet, L. Ethnobotanical survey of the province of Castellon. Castellon: Provincial, 1991, pp. 247 - 51.

Paris, RR; Moyse, M. Summary of Matter Médicale. Take III. Paris: Masson, 1971, p. 261.

Peris, JB; Stübing, G; Figuerola, R. Guide to Medicinal Plants of Valencia. Valencia: Las Provincias, 1996, p. 193.

Rivera, D; Obon, C. The Guide INCAFE of useful and Poisonous Plants of the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearics. Madrid: INCAFE, 1991, pp. 887 - 9.

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Villar, L; Palacín, JM; Calvo, C. Gomez, D; Montserrat, G. Medicinal Plants of the Aragonese Pyrenees and other tierrras Huesca. 2. Huesca: Provincial, 1992, p. 138.

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