VAT () - HIPERnatural.COM
2000 - 2013 © HIPERnatural.COM
Used Part.

Sumidades the air.

Active Principles.

Abundant tannins. Heterósidos iridoideos: Aucuba (derived harpágido) Acids fenolcarboxílicos: caféico, chlorogenic. Ajugarina.

Drug Action.

Popularly is considered astringent (antidiarrheal healing) and stimulating appetite.


Diarrhea. Inappetence.

In topical use: wounds and skin sores, mouth or corneal, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, parodontopatías, pharyngitis, dermatitis, erythema, pruritus, vulvovaginitis.


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

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Internal use:

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

External use:

Infusion: one tablespoon per cup soup. Apply in the form of washes, packs, mouthwash, gargarismos, eye baths (isotonizar) or vaginal irrigations.


Bruneton, J. Elements of Phytochemistry and Pharmacognosy. Zaragoza: Acribia, 1991, p. 184.

Le Floc'h, E. Etude Ethnobotanique une contribution to the Flore Tunisienne. Imprimerie officielle de la République Tunisienne, 1983, p. 203 - 4.

Peris, JB; Stübing, G; Figuerola, R. Guide to Medicinal Plants of Valencia. Valencia: Las Provincias, 1996, p. 189.

Related Products