Gatuna. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Gatuna (Ononis spinosa)

Properties Gatuna
- Basically it is a diuretic.
- Sedative of the urinary passages that find application in all urinary disorders: ureteritis, urethritis, pyelonephritis, oliguria. Urolithiasis.
- Find application in the treatment of cystitis and liver disorders: dyskinesias hepatobiliary cholecystitis.
- As with any diuretic is used in: hiperazotemia, hyperuricemia, gout, hypertension, edema, obesity, fluid retention.

Contraindications to Gatuna
- Its use as a diuretic in the presence of hypertension, heart disease or moderate to severe renal insufficiency.
- Caution should be exercised in cases of biliary tract obstruction.
- No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl alcohol.

Side effects of Gatuna
None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3
- For the diuretic effect is greater, is the utilization of recomineda Gatu as discontinuous treatments (eight to ten days, followed by another similar break Period).
- The use of diuretics in the presence of hypertension or heart disease, should be done only by prescription and under medical control, given the possibility of occurrence of decompensation tension.
- As with any medicinal plants that can be taken in tincture or fluid extract should always be kept in mind the alcohol content.

(0 = none, 1 = somewhat toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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