Medicinal Plants: Properties and therapeutic effects

Glossary of properties and therapeutic effects of medicinal plantsGlossary of properties and therapeutic effects of medicinal plants

Absorbents: easily absorb the fluids, pus and other liquids: Fenugreek.

Acidulous. From more or less acidic flavor. With sobering and refreshing effect. Barberry, pomegranates, strawberries, cider, lemon, oranges, etc..

Aphrodisiacs: excite the sexual instinct. Cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, truffles land.

Bitter: The taste is bitter. They have tonic, digestive and febrifuge. sage, chicory, orange leaves, hops, rhubarb, saponaria, salvia, veronica.

Analeptics: Are the principles restorative or comforted, that repair his strength. Foods such as dates, potatoes, walnuts, almonds, oats, etc..

Analgesics: Those that relieve or suppress pain. Belladonna real laurel.

Anesthetics: temporarily inhibit the sensitivity. Eucalyptus, lettuce, real laurel.

Antiafrodiasíacos: weaken or suppress the sex drive. Camphor, lupulin, lettuce.

Antidotes: They're anti-venom.

Antispasmodic: Against syncope, seizures, nervousness, convulsions, spasms and involuntary muscle contractions. Orange blossom, lavender, lemon balm, angelica, orange leaves, mint, lime, eucalyptus, oregano.

Antiphlogistic: Reduce or cure inflammations. Bitter almond, linseed, marshmallow, mallow, bran, comfrey greater.

Antiseptics: Avoid envenanimiento putrefaction or blood. Wormwood, arnica, chamomile.

Appetizers: whet the appetite and combat the reluctance. Romero, Veronica, sage, celery seed and orange leaves.

Astringents: They have the power to constrain. The opposite of a laxative. Are stressed. Bearberry, salvia, scabiosa, Paulini.

Mitigation: They make more fluid the body's humors. Felandrio and polígala

Balsamic: Stimulants of digestive functions, snacks and pectorals. Eucalyptus, guaiac.

Béquicos: combating coughs. Eucalyptus, mauve, licorice, borage, comfrey, coltsfoot, dates, figs.

Carminatives: Expels intestinal gas. Dill, anise, lavender, peppermint, fennel, chamomile, cumin.

Cathartic: They are the strongest purgative laxatives but unless drastic. Elderberry Berries and leaves, senna leaves.

Caustics: destroy and burn tissue. Milky juice of the fig and clove essence.

Headaches: They relieve or cure the headaches of nervous nature. Lavender, vanilla, lime, Paulini.

Contraestimulantes: Inhibits too much stimulation of the organs. Senna leaves, belladonna, strychnine, colchicum.

Cordials: Increased body heat and heart action. Equivalent to the stimulating and exciting.

Cleansers: Purifies the humors of the body through sweat and urine are diaphoretic and diuretic.

Desobstruyentes: Undo or remove intestinal obstructions. Sarsaparilla, thyme, grapes, chicory.

Diaphoretic: cause or contribute to sweat. Saponaria, oregano, lime, sage, blueberry, elderberry, orange leaves, sarsaparilla.

Gastrointestinal: Helps promote digestion or stomach. Anise, peppermint, chamomile, rhubarb, saponaria, eucalyptus, sage, fumitory.

Diluentes: thin the blood when it is too thick. The grass and barley.

Diuretics are excited urination. Hops, flax seed, fennel, burdock, borage, currant, juniper berries, aniseed, Parietaria.

Dramatic: strong purgatives. Willow bark, castor seeds.

Emanagogos: Favor when menstruation stops or is scarce. Rosemary, sage, cumin, angelica, rue, oregano.

Emetics: Induce vomiting. Fresh flowers, elderberry, polygamists, esciba.

Emetocatárticos: Not only vomit but the stools.

Stimulants: excite the activity of various body systems. Diffusible stimulants (sedatives act as the nervous system): Anise, sage, dill, angelica, rosemary, mint, lemon balm. Stimulants persistent: Chamomile, watercress, valerian, ginger, vanilla.

Stomach: intone the action of the stomach. Hops, rosemary, angelica, balm, fennel.

Sneeze: They cause sneezing. Lavender, ginger.

Exciting: They stimulate the activity of the organs. Cardamom, Styrax, veronica, arnica.

Expectorants favors the expulsion of mucus from the bronchi. Oregano, coltsfoot, veronica, watercress, horseradish.

Febrifuge: Calman fever. Eucalyptus, chamomile, linden, arnica, clover, blessed thistle, centaurea minor, valerian.

Fluxes: Solve the strokes, especially the slow formation and inflammation. All emollients, hops, chicory.

Hemostatic: Stop or cut wounds. Lemon, bean meal, tormentila.

Hypnotic: insomnia remedy. Poppy, opium lettuce, valerian.

Laxatives: Purging without causing irritation. Almond oil, olives, rhubarb, barberry.

Litotrícicos: Dissolve cholelithiasis and urinary. Filandrio, bearberry, turmeric.

Midriásicos: dilate the pupil and and remedy the paralysis of the iris. Belladonna, ergot, henbane.

Odontálgico: Relieve pain of teeth. Camphor, essences of oregano, clove and thyme.

Pectoral: Fighting bronchitis, pneumonia, bronchopneumonia, inflamción larynx and respiratory system disorders. Mullein, marshmallow, licorice, raisins.

Refreshers: Calman relieve thirst and excessive burning of the body. Pumpkin seeds, barley and plants with acidulous principles.

Rubefacients: They put red skin. Wild radish, black mustard, rue.

Sedatives: Reduce to its normal operation the action of an organ or a system overly excited. Poppy, lemon balm, broccoli, sweet clover, saffron.

Sialogogues. Excite the salivary secretion. Wild radish, bearberry, chamomile, jegibre.

Suppurative favor suppuration of boils, abscesses and sores. Linseed poultice with turpentine.

Tenifugos: They expel tapeworms or tapeworm. Pomegranate root, lemon essence and turpentine, pumpkin seeds.

Tonics: weak organs are excited and gently resauran normal operation. Oregano, mullein, fennel, coltsfoot, fumitory, chamomile, peppermint, lavender, sage, veronica, blessed thistle.

Topics: Those who are used externally in the form of poultices, plasters, soaks and friction. Linseed, marshmallows, potato flour, wheat, saponaria, oregano.

Toxic: The active principles are toxic. Bitter, harsh, snuff, arnica.

Worming: favors the expulsion of intestinal worms. Seeds of lemon, peppermint, olive oil, wormwood, centaurea minor, valerian, rue.

Vesicant: Those who applied as topical produce bladders or blisters on the skin. Black mustard, wild radish, rue, turpentine.

Vulnerary: promotes healing of sores and wounds. Arnica, sage, mullein, chamomile, eucalyptus, lemon balm, hyssop.

Related topics:

* Medicinal Plants: Modes of employment. Collection. Dose
* Medicinal plants with: bitter, Cardenolides, saponosides
* Medicinal plants with: essences and oils, acids, sugars and mucilage, inorganic substances, from other continents
* Medicinal plants with: flavonoids, coumarin glycosides, buttercup, anthracene, tannins

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