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Used Part.

The flowering tops, leaves, fruits and occasionally the crust. It is often used in place congeners other species: C. oxyacantha (C. levigata) with a similar composition and occasionally C. pentagyna, C. nigra and C. azarolus (azarolo)

Active Principles.

Flavonoids: St. John's wort (galactic quercetol) Ramnäs, traces of espireósido. Leucoantocianósidos or picnogenoles. Amines: phenylethylamine, metoxifeniletilamina. Acids fenolcarboxílicos: caféico and chlorogenic. Traces of essential oil, with anise aldehyde; acids triterpenic pentacyclic: crataególico, Ursola, oleanólico.

Drug Action.

Cardiotonic action (inotropic effects, and dromotrópico chronotropic batmotrópico positive and negative) improves coronary circulation and nutrition of the myocardium. Exerts a compensating imbalances neurovegetative, regulating blood pressure and heart rhythm disorders. It is slightly diuretic, a sedative, muscle relaxant and antispasmodic.


Heart rhythm problems that do not require the use of digitalis: extrasystoles, paroxysmal tachycardia, palpitations, coronaritis, high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, prevention of angina pectoris, heart failure mild recovery infarction, vascular spasms, dystonia neurovegetative, stress ulcers.


Heterósidos cardiac treatments or benzodiazepines.

Do not prescribe dosage forms with alcoholic content for oral administration in children under two years or consultants in the process of alcohol addiction.

Caution / Poisoning.

Shortly toxic doses in extraterapéuticas nevertheless can cause cardiac and respiratory depression. Do not exceed specified dosages and prescribe treatments in the form of discontinuous.

The use hawthorn tratamineto for Albar of hypertension, should be done only by prescription and under medical supervision, given the possibility of occurrence of decompensation tension.

Take into account the alcohol content of the extract fluid from the dye and syrup.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Infusion: one teaspoon per cup dessert, infuse 15 minutes, three times a day.

Tincture (1: 5) 50 - 100 drops before each meal, three weeks a month, as hypotensive, 40 drops before bedtime, as a sedative and spasmolytic.

Fluid extract (1: 1) 30 to 50 drops, one to three times a day.

Syrup (10% extract fluid) one to four tablespoons per day.

Dry extract (5: 1) 0. 5 to 1 g / day (1 g equals 5 grams of dried plant)


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