Kola nuts. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Kola nut (Cola nitida)

Properties Kola nut

- Because of its caffeine content is a good tonic and nerve stimulant.
- Diuretic, cardiac tonic, regenerative physical. Convalescence, asthenia, hypotonia, hypotension, bradycardia.
- It's exciting, very useful against fatigue and in cases of overuse ask the agency. Used to increase stamina and intellectual.
- Increased heart rate.
- Useful against migraines, antineuralgic.

Contraindications to Kola nut

- It should be used in children and people with anxiety, insomnia, paroxysmal tachycardia, hypertension, etc..
- No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl.

Side Effects Kola nut
- May cause excitation, insomnia and tachycardia.
- Over-excitement followed by depression.
- The kola nut is slowly released from the caffeine, so it has a milder stimulant than coffee and prolongs the elimination of caffeine, which potentiates the exciting effect of the soft drinks with xanthan bases: avoid associations with coffee, tea, mate or guarana

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3

- It is preferable for use in discontinuous treatments.
- 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 = something toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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