mimosa tenuiflora

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mimosa tenuiflora
Used Part.

The bark.

Active Principles.

Abundant tannins, bioflavonoids, saponosides, alkaloids (indolalquilamina alkaloids and other minors)

Drug Action.

Analgesics, bacteriostatic (active against Gram. Positive and negative) a fungicide, roofer and stimulating the regeneration of skin, activator of tissue repair.


Burns, pressure ulcers or varicose wounds (has been used as a healing after plastic surgery) scalds, dermatomycosis, cuperosis, solar erythema, acne scarring, ichthyosis, psoriasis.

Caution / Poisoning.

Due to the presence of alkaloids, with a strong liver toxicity, should only be prescribed for topical use.

Has been experimentally proved a potent action antiperistáltica and oxytocin.

The saponosides produced hemolysis in vivo.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

External use:

Excerpts glycolic (1: 5) or fluid (1: 1) applied topically in the form of gels, creams or ointments.


Lozoya X, Navarro V, Arnason JT et al. Experimental Evaluation of Mimosa Tenuiflora (Willd. Poir. Tepescohuite) I. Screening of the antimicrobial properties of extracts from the bark. Arch - Invest - Med - Mex, 20, 1: 87 - 93, 1989 Jan. Mar.

Merck - Lozoya M; Lozoya X; Gonzalez JL et al. Effect produced by the fraction of alkaloids Mimosa Tenuiflora (tepescohuite) on the peristaltic reflex of the guinea pig ileum Arch - Invest - Med - Mex, 21, 2: 171 - 4, 1990 Apr - Jun.

Merck - Lozoya M; Lozoya X; Gonzalez JL, Pharmacological properties in vitro of extracts from Mimosa Tenuiflora (tepescohuite) Arch - Invest - Med - Mex, 21, 2: 163 - 9, 1990 Apr - Jun.

Palacios C; Reyes RE; Lopez Martinez R et al. Effects healing, antibacterial and antifungal of tepescohuite in experimental animals, "Rev - Clin - Invest, 43, 3: 205 - 10, 1991 Jul - Sep.

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