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Family: Ranunculáceas.

Description: Plant originating in Canada and parts of the eastern U. S. to Florida. It belongs to the family of Ranunculáceas. Perennial herbaceous plant bearing brown rhizomes, creeping, fleshy. Reaches an meters on average and average height, with the stem angular and fragile. The leaves are bi or triternadas, both radical as the caulinares, each with three leaflets trilobulados terminated tip. The flowers are meeting in inflorescence in bunches, white, with the cup or tetra pentasépalo. The petals may be missing, and they are put up in numbers ranging from one to eight, in the form of nails, with numerous stamens. The fruit is a follicle sessile and stems of light color, which contains many seeds. Is collected to reach maturity. It is a typical kind in North America. Rhizome used parts.

Chemical compounds: quinolizidínicos alkaloids, glycosides triterpenic, tannins, estrogen principles, principles bitter, resin, phytosterols, essential oil.

Properties: cardiac, antispasmodic, antineurálgica, emenagoga.

How to use: Syrup, extract fluid.

ction pharmacological main hormonal activity: we must remember that during menopause, there is typically a reduction in the production of estrogen and an increase in the secretion of luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating. These hormonal changes would be responsible for the appearance of symptoms such as hot flashes, palpitations, insomnia, depression, anxiety and dismenorreas, which are commonly treated with estrogen. Given that there are women who can not take them, they can be replaced by Cimicifuga, without the side effects of the same, achieving an improvement at 4 weeks of starting treatment and a complete remission in 6 to 8 weeks.

Or toxic side effects: It does not have a normal dose, continuous use limited to a maximum of 6 months.


Mother tincture 30 drops 2 to 3 times per day.

Decoction: 2. 5 gr. per cup. Take up to two cups per day.

Note: The plant takes its name from an alleged action against parasites, which has proven to be false. They must not exceed the recommended doses to prevent phenomena of severe poisoning. Their action is similar to that of digital, so it can be used as synergistic with the deadly nightshade. The drug it contains is incompatible with iron salts and spirits.

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