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Used Part.

The aerial parts.

Active Principles.

Essential oil (0. 2%) flavonoids, tannins, acids and chlorogenic litospérmico coumarin, mineral salts: fluoride, calcium, silica.

Drug Action.

The acid litospérmico confers antigonadotróficas properties and hypoglycemic. Fluoride salts, an action antithyroid: antagonize the thyroxine, to curb the iodine nutrition. The astringent tannins do business, Antihaemorrhagics. Popularly used as antipyretic.


Pituitary origin of hyperthyroidism, diabetes, menopause. In external use: wounds, vulvovaginitis.



Galenica forms / Dosage.

Infusion: one tablespoon per cup of dessert. One to three a day.

For external use: 30 grams / liter, applied in the form of washes, or towels soaked.

Fluid extract (1: 1) 30 - 50 drops, one to three times a day.

Tincture (1: 10) 50 - 100 drops, three times a day.

Dry extract (5: 1) 250 - 500 mg, one to three times a day.

Juice of fresh plant: 2. 5 ml, one to three times a day.


Bézanger - Beauquesne, L; Pinkas, M; Torck, M; Trotin, F. Medicinal plants of temperate Regions. Paris: Maloine, 1980, pp. 327 - 8.

Lastra, JJ; Bachiller, LI. Medicinal Plants in Asturias, Cantabria and the cornice. Gijón: Ediciones Trea, 1997, pp. 169 - 70.

Mulet, L. Toxic Plants of Valencia. Castellon: Provincial, 1997, pp. 269 - 71.

Peris, JB; Stübing, G; Vanaclocha, B. Applied Fitoterapia. Valencia: M. I. Official College of Pharmacists, 1995, p. 368.

Van Hellemont, J. Compendium of Phytothérapie. Bruxelles: Association Pharmaceutique Belge, 1986, pp. 239 - 40.

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