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PLANTS FOR WELL-ESTABLISHED USE

by in Health News 5 September 2019
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A medicinal plant is a plant considered to have medicinal properties. These properties are derived from a “traditional” use or a “well-established” use.

  1. Traditional use.

The traditional use of a medicinal plant has been characterized by medical use for at least 30 years, in France and at least 15 years in the European Union. Its properties are validated by bibliographic studies. In summary: The traditional use is the result of the experiment, the result of which can be mixed and whose active substance may not, to date, be identified.

  1. Well-established use.

The well-established medical use relates to the recognized efficacy of an active substance and use for at least 10 years (in France and within the European Union). The pharmacological and clinical data are complete, its level of safety is considered acceptable and the population at risk is clearly defined.

The 12 plants for well-established use

Aloes

The aqueous extract of the juice of aloe leaves such as Aloe barbados, Cape aloe or Aloe ferox is used orally in case of occasional constipation in the course of a short-term treatment.

Purple echinacea

The juices of the aerial parts of Echinacea purpurea are used orally, in prevention and in the treatment of colds. It decreases its duration and the severity of the symptoms.

Ispaghul

The seed and coat of the seed of Plantago ovata are used orally in cases of occasional constipation. They modify the stool consistency in order to facilitate their evacuation.

Climbing ivy

The dry hydro-alcoholic extract of Hedera helix sheet is used orally as an expectorant in the case of a greasy cough.

Linen

The seed of Linum Usitatisimum is used orally in case of occasional constipation. It changes the stool consistency to make it easier to evacuate.

Psilliym

The seed and coat of the seed of Plantago Afra are used orally in cases of occasional constipation. They modify the stool consistency in order to facilitate their evacuation.

Willow

The dry hydro-alcoholic extractof willow bark, specifically the species Salix alba, Salix purpurea or Salix fragilis, is used orally as a short-term treatment for low back pain.

Thyme - Wild primrose

The Association of the Dry hydro-alcoholic extract of the aerial part of thyme (thymus vulgaris or thymus zygis) and the root of primrose (Primula veris or Primula eliator) is used as an expectorant in case of oily cough.

Valerian- Hops

The Association of the Dry hydro-alcoholic extract of Valeriana officinale root and female inflorescences of lupulus Humus is used to relieve sleep disturbances.

Cultivated vine

The aqueous extract of Vitis vinifera leaf is used orally as an adjuvant treatment for symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency such as swollen legs, varicose veins, fatigue, itching, tensions and cramps in Calves.

The PHYNACARE team.