Agrimony Herb Cut - 75 g - Herbal Collection
Agrimony Herb Cut - 75 g - Herbal Collection
Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria) is a perennial herb native to Europe and parts of Asia.
The aerial parts of the plant, particularly the leaves and flowers, have been traditionally used to prepare a tisane that is believed to possess various benefits, properties, and uses:
Digestive aid: Agrimony tisane has been traditionally used to improve digestion, alleviate stomach cramps, reduce bloating, and relieve symptoms of indigestion.
Anti-inflammatory properties: The herb is thought to have anti-inflammatory effects, which may be helpful in treating conditions such as arthritis, rheumatism, and other inflammatory issues.
Astringent properties: Agrimony is known for its astringent qualities, which can help soothe minor skin irritations, and it has been used as a gargle to alleviate sore throats and mouth ulcers.
Diuretic properties: Agrimony tisane has been used traditionally as a diuretic, which may help with urinary tract infections and kidney stones by promoting urine production and flushing out toxins.
Wound healing: The herb has been used to promote the healing of wounds, cuts, and bruises due to its astringent and anti-inflammatory properties.
Respiratory support: Agrimony tisane has been used to alleviate respiratory issues such as coughs, bronchitis, and sinus congestion.
Liver support: The herb has been traditionally used to support liver health by promoting bile production and improving liver function.
To make agrimony tisane, steep 1-2 teaspoons of dried agrimony leaves and flowers in a cup of boiling water for 5-10 minutes. Strain the infusion and drink it as needed for the desired effect.
Please note that pregnant and nursing women, as well as individuals with certain medical conditions, should consult a healthcare professional before using agrimony tisane.
The herb may interact with medications or cause allergic reactions in some individuals.
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International Latin denomination
Description and habitat
- Perennial herb, 40-60 cm tall, with an unbranched reddish hairy stem
- Leaves large, toothed, divided into unequal segments, basal rosette of compound leaves
- Flowers with 5 petals small, yellow, very numerous, grouped in long terminal clusters
- Fruit: 1 to 2 achenes enclosed in a calyx bristling with hooked hairs, which facilitates their dissemination by animals
- Hedges, woods and wastelands from all over Europe, North Africa, West and North Asia
History and tradition
- Leaves and flowering tops
Dosage forms available
- Agrimonia eupatoria tincture whole plant
- Herbal tea (long infusion)
- 5 to 15 grams of leaves or flowering tops for 1/2 liter of water
Main components of the plant
- Many flavonoids : flavan-3-ols , flavonols , flavones : hyperoside , luteolin , apigenin and kaempferol glycosides , vitexin , quercetin O-galloyl-hexoside , kaempferol O-acetyl-hexosyl-rhamnoside
- Phenolic acids
- Tannins (3 to 21%):
- Triterpene : ursolic acid
- High percentage of Silica
Main components of buds or young shoots
Main components of essential oil
- Astringent, anti-diarrheal, haemostatic by its tannins
- Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, analgesic  , 
- Reduction of inflammatory markers of cardiovascular risk 
- Antimicrobial, antibacterial activity by topical route, especially by the ethanolic extract ( Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the order of activity) and healing  , antiviral (flu) 
- Antibiofilm activity 
- Potentiation of antibiotics (ampicillin) against Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa 
- Anti- Helicobacter pylori 
- Potential activity in hepatitis B 
- Hepatoprotective  , decreases transaminases (ALAT), hypotriglyceridemic 
- Antidiabetic  ,  , 
- The flavonoids including the hyperoside are hypotensive  , antihistamines and antiserotonin, coronaro-dilators at low doses and coronaro-constrictors at higher doses 
- Uricosuric diuretic 
- Another species, Agrimonia pilosa Ledeb is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Properties of essential oil
Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)
- Sore throat, pharyngitis
- Varicose veins (internal) and varicose wound healing (external)
- Infusion of leaves for migraines
- Cholecystopathies (should be used for a long time but neither its long-term toxicity nor the active ingredients are known)
Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)
Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)
Known or suspected mode of action
Possible side effects and precautions for use
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Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.
Do not exceed the daily dose.
This product is not intended to prevent or cure any form of illness or disease.
If you are pregnant or nursing ; If you have a medical condition or are in the course of medical treatment ; If you are programmed for theater/operation in the near future, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.
This product cannot replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
This product has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.