senecio jacobaea

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senecio jacobaea
Used Part.

The entire plant.

Active Principles.

Alkaloids pirrolizidínicos: fuchesisenecionina, sececionina. Essential oil: anhidrooplopanona, alpha - bisabolol, beta - Caryophyllene oxide and beta - Caryophyllene. Flavonoid derivatives flavones, rutoside, Querceta. Heterósidos coumarin: esculetósido. Chlorogenic acid and fumaric, cinarina, tanósido. Alkanes, alcanoles saturated and unsaturated; fatty acids. In the rhizome: esters Sesquiterpenes furan - type eremofilano: nemoseninas A, B, C and D, senemorina.

Drug Action.

It is used as hypoglycemic, venotónico, emenagogo, antidismenorréico.


Hyperglycemia, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea.


Liver Diseases, pregnancy, lactation.

Caution / Poisoning.

Avoid prescribing or, in any case, do a short - term cures or discontinuous. It is well known toxicity on livestock (intestinal bleeding, liver injury) In men it is considered that the alkaloids can cause liver injury and produce mutagenic and carcinogenic effects.

When administered to diabetics, because of its potential hypoglycemic action should be to control blood sugar if required by changing the dose of insulin or oral hypoglycemic.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Infusion: one tablespoon per cup of dessert, infuse 10 minutes. Three cups a day.

Fluid extract (1: 1) 10 to 30 drops, one to three times a day.

Tincture (1: 5) 50 - 100 drops, one to three times a day.


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