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Sumidades the air.

Active Principles.

Has described the presence of the following compounds: apigenósido, cooking, isocinarósido, crepidiásido A, St. John kenferol, Linares, luteola, taraxasterol and vitamin C.

Drug Action.

Its therapeutic effects are poorly studied. He was given a diuretic action, carminativa, colagoga, antipyretic, emenagoga, galactogoga, and topical use, healing, anti - inflammatory and analgesic.


Flu, colds. States that require an increase in urine output: genitourinary disorders (cystitis, ureteritis, urethritis, oliguria, urolithiasis) hiperazotemia, hyperuricemia, gout, high blood pressure, edema, overweight accompanied by fluid retention. Hepatobiliary dyskinesias. In topical use: dermatitis, ear infections and wounds.

Side Effects.

The latex of the fresh plant can cause contact dermatitis.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Tender shoots, in salad.

Infusion: one tablespoon per cup of dessert, infuse 10 minutes. Three cups a day, after meals.


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Le Floc'h, E. Etude Ethnobotanique une contribution to the Flore Tunisienne. Imprimerie officielle de la République Tunisienne, 1983, p. 272.

Mulet, L. Ethnobotanical survey of the province of Castellon. Castellon: Provincial, 1991, p. 434.

Peris, JB; Stübing, G; Figuerola, R. Guide to Medicinal Plants of Valencia. Valencia: Las Provincias, 1996, p. 129.

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. 270.

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