hydrocotile asiatica

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hydrocotile asiatica
Hydrocotile asiatica L.

Used Part.

Sumidades the air.

Active Principles.

Derivatives triterpenic: asiaticoside, FLASH. Abundant tannins (20 - 25%) essential oil. Phytosterols. Mucilages.

* RFE: The dry drug must contain at least 2% asiaticoside.

Drug Action.

The asiaticoside stimulates the activation fibroblastic, which has an effect reepitelizante, action reinforced by the effect of astringent tannins. It is also antiseptic, and antipruritic.

Through domestic action presents a general tonic, antidepressant and venotónica.


In topical use: wounds, skin ulcers, eczema, intertrigo, erythema, stretch marks, burns, psoriasis, cervicitis, vulvovaginitis, to the mucose vulvovaginal dystrophy, skin sores, mouth or corneal, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, keratitis, parodontopatías, pharyngitis, dermatitis, Erythema, pruritus.

Oral: Venous insufficiency, a nervous breakdown.


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

Gastritis, gastroduodenal ulcer: tannins can irritate the gastric mucosa, this side effect can be offset by associating with drug mucilages, as the marshmallow.

Caution / Poisoning.

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

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Topical use:

Poultice of fresh plant, applied over the area to treat.

Dust: Apply 2 times a day, on the area to be treated.

Fluid extract, glycolic or tincture, in the form of eye drops or eye bath (isotonizar) ointment, fat tulle, vaginal sprays or ova.

Use (see precautions)

Infusion: One teaspoon per cup of coffee. Three cups a day.

Fluid extract (1: 1) 10 - 30 drops three times daily.

Tincture (1: 10) 50 drops three times daily.

Dry extract (5: 1) 100 mg, one to three times a day.


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Fernandez, M; Nieto, A. Medicinal Plants. Pamplona: Ediciones Universidad de Navarra, 1982, p. 98.

Paris, RR; Moyse, M. Summary of Matter Médicale. Take II. Paris: Masson, 1967, p. 480.

Peris, JB; Stübing, G; Vanaclocha, B. Applied Fitoterapia. Valencia: M. I. Official College of Pharmacists, 1995, pp. 215 - 6.

Real Spanish Pharmacopoeia. Madrid: Ministry of Health and Consumption, 1997, pp. 614 - 5.

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