Red vine. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Red Vine (Vitis vinifera)
The red vine is named for the intense red color of its leaves in autumn because of their anthocyanin rich in tannins.

Red Vine Properties

* Leaves
* Its properties are due to their phlebotonics substances. Allows combat venous insufficiency and capillary fragility skin (resistor increased and decreased vessel permeability).
* The tannins of the red vine favor muscle cell contraction sanguíeos vessels, facilitating venous return of blood accumulating in the legs toward the heart.
* Therefore, the leaves act as a venous tonic effective use in: varicose veins, hemorrhoids, phlebitis, edema, capillary fragility, oliguria, diarrhea, dysmenorrhea, metrorrhagia.
* It is also antispasmodic, hypnotic and sedative. Used for anxiety, nervous and hyper, neurasthenia, neurosis, insomnia, arrhythmias, palpitations, nervous disorders of menopause.
* On the other hand, thanks to the red vine leaves can proantocianósidos of anti-free radical action and a stabilization of collagen in the membranes of blood vessels.
* For external use: varices, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, cuperosis.
* Fruits
* Convalescence.
* Seed oil: prevention of atherosclerosis, hyperlipidaemia.

Red Vine Contraindications
- No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl.

Side effects of red vine
None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3

- 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)

Related Topics
Index of medicinal plants

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