vitis vinifera

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vitis vinifera
English: Grapevine.

French: Vigne.

From the family of Vitáceas.

The leaves of the vine are employed in venous circulatory disorders: varices, frostbites, hemorrhoids. Both taken in infusion as applied externally in the form of baths.

It was also used for nosebleeds (slurping up dust from the crushed dried leaves) In uterine bleeding or rules too abundant or painful, because Antihaemorrhagics.

To combat gastroenteritis, diarrhea and chronic dysentery, for its astringent effect.

The sap of the vine is applied in disorders of the skin (eczema, rashes) To wash affected eyes of blepharitis (inflammation of the eyelids) stye, conjunctivitis and inflammation of the cornea.

The grapes are toning properties, decongestants, laxatives, and anti depurativas.

The oil from seeds or seeds of the grapes, converted into oil, helping to regulate the excess cholesterol.

Used Part.

The leaves, fruits and the oil extracted from the seeds.

Active Principles.

Leaves: Derivatives polyphenolic: anthocyanins, leucoantocianósidos, flavonoids (rutoside, quercitrósido, isoquercitrósido, kenferol, luteolol) Tannins gálicos and catechist.

Fruits: abundant carbohydrates (glucose) and organic acids.

Seeds: 15 - 20% of unsaturated fatty acids.

Drug Action.

Leaves: Venotónico, Vasoprotectives, astringent, diuretic.

Fruits: Vitamin, restorative.

Oil seeds: lipid.


Leaves: varices, hemorrhoids, phlebitis, edema, capillary fragility, oliguria, diarrhea, dysmenorrhea, metrorrhagia. In external use: varicose veins, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, cuperosis.

Fruits: Convalescence.

Oil seeds: hyperlipidemia, prevention of arteriosclerosis.


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

Caution / Poisoning.

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

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Internal use:

Infusion of leaves: One teaspoon per cup dessert. Infuse 10 minutes. Three cups a day, after meals.

Fluid extract (1: 1) 50 drops, 1 - 4 times a day.

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

Dry extract (5: 1) 300 mg 1 - 4 times a day.

Fruits: Using food. It is common in natural resources, their use as treatments to combat rheumatic problems, gout or cardiorrenales diseases.

Oil seeds: Several tablespoons a day, or in place of butter and other oils.

External use:

Infusion (leaves) One tablespoon per cup dessert. Infuse 15 minutes. Apply in the form of washes, eye drops and eye baths.

Decoction: 60 to 80 grams of leaves per liter of water. Simmer 15 minutes. Apply in the form of a foot or bathrooms. To alleviate the discomfort caused by varicose veins, we recommend prescribe baths feet of alternating temperature: 5 - 10 minutes in a container with the infusion hot, then switch to another bowl with cold water for 5 - 10 seconds. Change three or four times, starting with the infusion (hot) and ending with cold water. Then it is useful to perform a massage legs, upstream and relax with your legs elevated.


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