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Used Part.

The roots, rhizomes.

Active Principles.

Essential oil (1 - 3%) Lactones Sesquiterpenes type germacraneno (alantolactonas) aliphatic hydrocarbons. Triterpenes; sterols: beta - sitosterol, stigmasterol. Polysaccharides homogeneous: inulin (50%) and other fructosanas. Potassium salts.

Drug Action.

Due to the inulin and potassium salts acts as a diuretic, increasing elimination of water and sodium. The helenina is responsible for its action spasmolytic, béquica, expectorant, antiseptic, antifungal, and helminth colerética - colagoga. It is also vulnerary (healing) and antipruritic in external use.


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

Pharyngitis, laryngitis, flu, colds, bronchitis, emphysema, asthma.

Dyspepsia hiposecretoras, biliary dyskinesia, intestinal parasitosis.

In topical use: wounds, ulcers, eczema, hives, dermatophytoses.


Gastritis, gastroduodenal ulcus (see precautions)

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.

The Sesquiterpenes lactones, especially alactolactonas, are irritating to the skin and mucous membranes: through the skin can cause contact dermatitis and orally, in high doses, a cadre of gastroenteritis.

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

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Internal use:

Decoction: 25 g / l, boil 10 minutes, a cup before meals.

Dust: 2 to 5 g / day.

Fluid extract (1: 1) 10 to 25 drops, one to three times a day.

Tincture (1: 10) 30 - 50 drops, two or three times a day.

Dry extract (5: 1) 300 to 900 mg / day.

External use:

Decoction: 30 g / l, boil 10 minutes. Apply in the form of incontinence.


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