Motherwort extract in tablets: a convenient remedy for stress
In today's world, people can not alwaysindependently cope with the increasing strain on the nervous system. Constant acceleration of our life leads to numerous large and small stresses. To cope with stressful situations, there are many medications. But a special convenience among them is the extract of the motherwort in tablets.
Useful properties of the motherwort
Motherwort (in Latin transcription Leonurus)is a member of the family of clear-cut (labiate). It has a four-sided straight stalk with long hairs. In total there are about fifteen species of motherwort. Although the differences between all of them are minimal, only two types of medicine are used in medicine: heartwyr and five-lobed motherwort.
For many centuries, the motherwort was widelywas used as a folk remedy for insomnia, with anxiety, the appearance of causeless fear and constantly increased palpitations. In the same quality, it is also used in modern medicine, for which it is produced in two forms - as an alcohol tincture and as an extract of the motherwort in tablets.
At the same time, new methods in the treatment of manydiseases and a deeper study of the useful properties of this plant have allowed it to be used also for small epileptic seizures. In addition, as it turned out, the motherwort has a good spasmolytic and hypotensive effect, as well as cardiotonic properties, improves digestion and helps in the work of bile ducts.
But there are some contraindications. If you are prescribed to take Leonurus extract in tablets, the instruction on its use will tell you that it is not recommended to take it with individual intolerance of some of its components. In some cases, with its use, there were disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and manifestations of allergies, as well as lowering blood pressure. Otherwise, the drug is not dangerous and does not belong to the group at increased risk.
And moreover, if necessary, the extractThe motherwort can be used during pregnancy, since it has fewer side effects than the closest-acting herbal preparation from valerian. It can also be recommended during lactation and in pediatrics.
Composition of the motherwort
Used extract of Leonurus in tablets,tinctures, as well as in combination medicines such as Biovital, Antistress Labofarm, Kratal, Cardiofit, Lexon, Phytosed, Sedaphyton and others.
The composition of this plant includes such useful substances and enzymes as:
- flavonoids (hyperoside, rutin, quercitin, quinqueloside, etc.);
- iridoidy (harpagid, galiridozid, ayugol, etc.);
- alkaloids (protoalkaloid stachydrin, leonurin, leonuridine);
- diterpenes, tannins, essential oil;
- organic acids, vitamin C, carotenoids and some other substances.
As recent studies show, the extractpustyrnika in tablets exerts its effect due to the whole complex of these substances, rather than its individual components. Moreover, as it turned out, pharmacological properties are not limited to such traditionally known quality as sedative (psychotropic) effect. The composition of the motherwort continues to be studied, and over time this will expand the range of its application.
Application of Leonurus for healthy people
If you need a motherwort extract,the instruction will tell in detail about its application. Because at present many manufacturers produce this drug in different combinations. One universal formula for its reception does not exist.
But if you feel elevatedirritability or anxiety, the motherwort can help you in any dosage forms. Many people use this drug in transient moments of life as a sedative. For example, it will be useful to someone who decided to quit smoking. And at first it would be superfluous to use it for people who want to lose weight.
Any physiological changes are fororganism with a kind of stress. In this case, people unconsciously transfer their irritability to relatives and friends. At the same time, motherwort can help a person avoid such problems.