Sorbus aucuparia

Nota de alcance

PARTE UTILIZADA=USED PART: fruto, hoja y corteza

ACCIÓN FARMACOLÓGICA=PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION: astringente y antidiarreica

POSOLOGÍA=POSOLOGY: se prepara un cocimiento de hojas y corteza en un litro de agua, y se utiliza para hacer gargaras y buches. Tambien es utilizado como jarabe.

ZONA GEOGRÁFICA =GEOGRAFICAL ZONE: Argentina

Nota de alcance (en)

Origin

Native to Europe and Asia; distributed in temperate Himalayas from Kashmir to Kumaon.

Action:

Fruits—antiscorbutic, depurative, diuretic, astringent, aperient, emmenagogue. An infusion is given in haemorrhoids, strangury and irritation of bladder; for disorders of the uric acid metabolism, for dissolution of uric acid deposits; and for alkalization of the blood (“blood purification”). (Seeds contain cyanogenic acid; should be removed before the fruit is used.)

Leaves—laxative; used as a pectoral in cough and bronchitis.

Bark—astringent. Decoction is given in diarrhoea. (It is said to produce irritation of the alimentary mucous membrane.)

Toxicity:

Seeds contain cyanogenic acid; should be removed before the fruit is used.

Bark—It is said to produce irritation of the alimentary mucous membrane

Warning:

Included among unapproved herbs by German Commission E.

Nota bibliográfica

1) Plantas que curan. Buenos Aires: Ediliba, 1987..

2) Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p 619.

Sorbus aucuparia
Término aceptado: 02-Jun-2015