and drug use of snuff,
It is known that
began grown on the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea centuries before Christ. It
used for its excellent nutritional qualities. Greeks and Romans expanded their crop, and hold strongly in the British Isles.
, with details of
closed spicules (left) and an open spicules with
fertile flowers (right) The active ingredient in the plant, saponin, is on the cover of the grain and
diuretic action, antidiarrheal and analgesic.
The oat flakes are particularly recommended for breakfast from small and young, bring large amounts of vitamins (
and PP) and minerals such as
cereal that are used all its parts: the
and semolina flour, and straw for their minerals and vitamins. It is widely appreciated by farmers, as well as used for human consumption,
always served to feed pets. In recent years, there is increasing consumption of "flakes" of
of vitamins and minerals.
Since all plants of the grass
long stem that culminates in
spike, which contains the grain, like
or rye. Does not reach more than one meter in height, developing finísimos petioles in which extreme grow flowers, two by two.
probably derived from wild species that abound on the Mediterranean coast. Only live in their land for cultivation, very humid.
, B, PP. And
) The cover grain contains an alkaloid (trigonelina
fairly high rate of saponin, the active ingredient of the medicinal plant. The stem straw) is rich in minerals, the same as grain, and vitamins
As food appropriate to their utililización is always that you need
supplementation (pregnant women,
and old people in convalescent) Its medicinal properties are diuretic, and anti - proof.
, when the grain is already
USES AND APPLICATIONS:
It started to be grown as food for animals,
eventually went on to consume the man as they appreciated his extraordinary
and nutritional qualities, in addition to the medicines. This indicated their consumption as any other food (in the form of bread, cakes, cream soups. In England, prepared baking starch jelly of oatmeal with water and dusted with flour made from
, accompanied by milk or beer. The flakes
marketed in recent years are
good resource for child
, alone or mixed with milk. As
diuretic is taken in decoction of whole
(with rind) as antidiarrheal, also in decoction,
without bark, since it contains fiber.
poultice of oat flour (with rind) mixed with
little vinegar in hot calm
pain is useful in back pain.
. Including the endosperm: diuretic, laxative. The colloidal fraction extracted from the fruit is demulcent.
Diuretic, tranquilizer. The avenacósidos present in the leaves with
fungicide. Popularly used in therapies derivative in the form of plasters and anti - inflammatory (vehicle heat)
, convalescence. Constipation. States that require an increase in urine output: genitourinary
, oliguria, urolithiasis) hiperazotemia, hyperuricemia, gout, high blood pressure, edema,
accompanied by fluid retention.
In topical use:
, hives, itching, dry skin (colloidal fraction) dermatomycosis,
, colds (sumidades)
Do not prescribe dosage forms with
under two years or consultants in the process of
Caution / Poisoning.
Take into account the
content of the fluid extract and tincture.
The use of diuretics in patients with
, should be done only by prescription and under medical supervision, given the possibility of occurrence of decompensation or
, if the elimination of
is considerable, enhancing the effect of
Galenica forms / Dosage.
One tablespoon per cup dessert. Boil 5 minutes. Three cups
Fluid extract (1:
, 25 º) 15 to 30 drops three times daily.
10) 20 to 60 drops three times daily.
Decoction (fruit) 20 g / l, boil 30 minutes. Apply in the form of cataplasms.
Extract of colloidal oatmeal to 10%, in creams, gels, soaps and bath colloidal.
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