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Greater celandine Tincture (Chelidonium majus) - 50 ml

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Greater celandine Tincture (Chelidonium majus) - 50 ml


     

    TRADITIONALLY USED FOR

    ORAL INTAKE NOT RECOMMENDED | BEST FOR EXTERNAL APPLICATIONS !

    Forbidden for pregnant women & children

     

     May help with

     

    • bronchitis - antispasmodic
    • whooping cough - antiviral - antibacterial
    • asthma
    • jaundice

    INFORMATION

    Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/Greater Celandine

     

    Reference on http://www.wikiphyto.org

     

    Translation in English by Google Translate  (go to the page of the source linked | on Chrome cellphones go on the 3 dots on the top right and select translate in your preferred language | on laptop right click your mouse and select option translate when hoovering on the page

     

    plant name

     

    Celandine, wart grass , lightning , great lightning

     

    International Latin denomination

     

    Chelidonium _

     

    botanical family

     

    Papaveraceae

     

    Description and habitat

     

    • Very common perennial plant in walls, rubble, ditches
    • Thick stump, soft leaves, glaucous green below, deeply cut, flowers with 4 yellow petals, bumpy glabrous seedpods

     

    History and tradition

     

    • Breaking the plant causes a caustic orange latex to flow
    • It was formerly used to improve eyesight, in case of cataracts
    • According to Pliny and Dioscorides, swallows fed on the latex to increase their visual acuity

     

    Parts used

     

    • Whole plant, latex, root

     

    Dosage forms available

     

     

    Usual dosages

     

    Composition

     

    Main components of the plant

     

     

    Main components of buds or young shoots

     

    Main components of essential oil

     

    Properties

     

    Plant properties

     

    • The extract is antibacterial and antiviral [1] , antiretroviral activity of certain substances (poly-glycosaminoglycan) [2]
    • Benzophenanthridines are cytotoxic
    • Antispasmodic bronchial, gallbladder and intestines
    • Analgesic
    • Contract the uterus

     

    Bud properties

     

    Properties of essential oil

     

    Indications

     

    Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)

     

    • Warts externally (the juice directly in local applications)
    • Toxic, use only in dilutions:
      • Bronchitis, whooping cough and asthma
      • Cholelithiasis and jaundice

     

    Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)

     

    Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)

     

    Known or suspected mode of action

     

    Usual formulations

     

    Regulations

     

     

    Possible side effects and precautions for use

     

    • Forbidden to pregnant women, children
    • Toxic, use only in dilutions, hepatotoxic [3] , [4] , [5]
      • Causes drowsiness, bradycardia, paralysis of sensory nerve endings, alkaloids are cytotoxic and antiviral

     

    Bibliographic references

     

    1. Go↑ Kéry A, Horváth J, Nász I, Verzár-Petri G, Kulcsár G, Danish P. Antiviral alkaloid in Chelidonium majus L. Acta Pharm Hung. 1987 Mar; 57 (1-2): 19-25. PMID 3035867
    2. Go↑ Gerencer M, Turecek PL, Kistner O, Mitterer A, Savidis-Dacho H, Barrett NP. In vitro and in vivo anti-retroviral activity of the substance purified from the aqueous extract of Chelidonium majus L. Antiviral Res. 2006 Nov;72(2):153-6. PMID 16647765
    3. Go↑ Stickel F, Pöschl G, Seitz HK, Waldherr R, Hahn EG, Schuppan D. Acute hepatitis induced by Greater Celandine (Chelidonium majus). Scand J Gastroenterol. 2003 May;38(5):565-8. PMID 12795472
    4. Go↑ Moro PA, Cassetti F, Giugliano G, Falce MT, Mazzanti G, Menniti-Ippolito F, Raschetti R, Santuccio C. Hepatitis from Greater celandine (Chelidonium majus L.): review of literature and report of a new case. J Ethnopharmacol. 2009 Jul 15; 124 (2): 328-32. PMID 19397968
    5. Go↑ Teschke R, Frenzel C, Glass X, Schulze J, Eickhoff A. Greater Celandine hepatotoxicity: a clinical review. Ann Hepatol. 2012 Nov-Dec;11(6):838-48. PMID 23109446
    • Zielińska, S., Jezierska-Domaradzka, A., Wójciak-Kosior, M., Sowa, I., Junka, A., & Matkowski, A. M. (2018). Greater Celandine's Ups and Downs-21 Centuries of Medicinal Uses of Chelidonium majus From the Viewpoint of Today's Pharmacology. Frontiers in pharmacology, 9, 299. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2018.00299. PMID 29713277

    CAUTION

    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.

     

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