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Used Part.


Active Principles.

Oil (30 - 50%) alkaloids (1%) delphinidin, delfisina.

Drug Action.

Antiparasitic. The delphinidin has similar properties to those of the Aconitine, being equally toxic. Formerly used as antineurálgico.


For its potential toxicity, is not recommended for use in internal dose and weight (use only in homeopathic form) Externally was used against lice and scabies.

Caution / Poisoning.

Highly toxic: The ingestion of two teaspoons of coffee seeds can produce death by respiratory arrest. Smaller doses cause vomiting and diarrhea.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Lotions, ointments antiparasitic.


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