GRAMA Botica

agropyrum repens

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GRAMA Botica
agropyrum repens
Used Part.

The rhizome, also popularly used inflorescence.

Active Principles.

Rhizome: Triticina (3 - 8%) polysaccharide structure similar to the inulin; mucilages (10%) mannitol, inositol. Saponósidos. Traces of essential oil (0, 01 - 0, 05%) agropireno, vanilla. Fenolcarboxílicos acids. Abundant potassium salts, silicic acid, silicates.

Brassica: tannins, flavonoids, traces of essential oil; cumarinas and furanocumarinas.

Drug Action.

Rhizome: The potassium salts and triticina have a diuretic effect. The silica, remineralizing. The agropireno is antiseptic. The salts silicic confers remineralizing properties and contributes to maintaining the fundamental substance of connective tissue (collagen) by the fibroblasts, increasing the elasticity of tissues.

The heads are popularly used as anti - inflammatory (vehicle heat) and as a tranquilizer.


Rhizome: States that require an increase in urine output: genitourinary disorders (cystitis, ureteritis, urethritis, pyelonephritis, oliguria, urolithiasis) hiperazotemia, hyperuricemia, gout, high blood pressure, edema, overweight accompanied by fluid retention. Osteoporosis, consolidation of fractures.

Brassica (topical) osteo inflammation, myalgia, tendonitis, bursitis, contusions.


Rhizome: The use of diuretics in the presence of hypertension or heart disease, should be done only by prescription and under medical supervision, given the possibility of occurrence of decompensation or tension, if the elimination of potassium is considerable, enhancing the effect of cardiac.

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

Brassica: as in the preparation of the promotion of rice, potatoes, hay, pastomiel, and so on. Is full of inflorescences and a bag of cotton is put into boiling water. Is removed, drained very well (with gloves) and is applied as a poultice warm (40 - 42 ° C) It is advisable to wrap the area to be treated well, in order to retain more heat. They apply one or two packs a day for 45 - 60 minutes.

Caution / Poisoning.

Rhizome: Take into account the alcohol content of the fluid extract and tincture.

Brassica: Make sure they are not going to cause burns over temperature.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Decoction: 10 - 20 g / liter. Boil 10 minutes, infuse 30 minutes, three or more cups a day. It is recommended decoction in two stages: boil for one minute with a little water, remove it and boil 10 minutes in 1 liter, in this way, the bitter taste disappears. You can also add mint, licorice or anise to improve the taste.

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

Tincture (1: 5) 50 - 100 drops, 1 - 3 times a day.


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