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Used Part.

The root.

Active Principles.

Abundant tannins Catechists (15%) *: ratanitánico acid, flobafeno (red ratania) Ratanina (N - metiltirosina) calcium oxalate.

* RFE: the drug must contain not less than 10% of tannins.

Drug Action.

Astringent action: antidiarrheal hemostatic, healing, reepitelizante; antibacterial.


Enteritis. Hemorrhoids, capillary fragility, functional uterine bleeding, varicose veins.

In topical use: Stomatitis, parodontopatías, pharyngitis, laryngitis, pharyngitis. wounds, anal fissures, burns, skin and corneal ulcers, conjunctivitis, dermatitis, erythema, stretch marks, itching, vulvovaginitis, bleeding postafeitado (lotion)


Lithiasis oxalic, because of its content in oxalates.

Hipersecretoras dyspepsia (see side effects)

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

Side Effects.

The tannins can determine an increase in the secretion cloropéptica. When you have to prescribe for oral use in patients with dyspepsia hipersecretoras recommend administer after meals, associated with drug demulcent, as the root of marshmallow.

Exceptionally, to be implemented on the mucous membranes, can cause allergic - type inflammatory reactions.

Caution / Poisoning.

Do not use more than two weeks, if not on prescription.

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

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Internal use:

Decoction: 20 g / l, boil 2 minutes. Infuse for 15 minutes. Three cups a day.

Fluid extract (1: 1) 20 - 40 drops, one to three times a day.

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

Syrup (5% extract fluid) 10 to 60 g / day.

Dry extract (5: 1) 0. 50 to 1 g / day.

Suppositories: 1 g of extract for a suppository of 2 g. One to three a day.

External use:

Fluid extract or glycolic: in the form of a gel, cream or lotion.

Decoction: implemented in the form of washes, towels, eye drops or eye baths (isotonizar) mouthwashes, gargarismos or vaginal irrigations.


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