Motherwort Tincture (Leonurus cardiaca) 25ml
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Motherwort Tincture instruction for useYou can buy Motherwort Tincture on this pageTincture of Motherwort refers to the pharmacological group of medicines phytopreparations (medicines containing medicinal plants) with a sedative t..
Motherwort Tincture instruction for use
You can buy Motherwort Tincture on this page
Tincture of Motherwort refers to the pharmacological group of medicines phytopreparations (medicines containing medicinal plants) with a sedative therapeutic effect. It is used for various pathological conditions, accompanied by increased functional activity of the central and autonomic nervous system.
Form of issue and composition
Motherwort tincture is a transparent liquid with a greenish-brown color, it has an indistinct characteristic drug odor. The main active substance of the drug is tincture of herb Leonurus in a ratio of 1: 5 (200 g of vegetable raw materials per 1 liter of extractant). As an extracting agent, a 70% ethanol solution (food grade alcohol) is used to make the tincture.
Tincture of Motherwort is contained in a bottle of dark glass with a volume of 25 ml. The cardboard pack contains 1 vial of tincture and instruction on the use of the preparation.
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
The motherwort herb contains a number of organic compounds (flavonoids, glycosides, saponins, alkaloids) that have a complex therapeutic effect, including:
The sedative effect is a decrease in the intensity of excitation processes in various structures of the nervous system.
Hypotensive effect - a decrease in blood pressure.
A negative chronotropic effect is a decrease in the heart rate.
Cardiotonic effect - improving the functional activity of the heart muscle, in particular its contractility.
The drug does not have a hypnotic effect, but it helps to normalize the depth and duration of sleep. Data on absorption, distribution in tissues, metabolism and excretion of the active components of the tincture of Motherwort are not available today.
Indications for use
Use of the tincture of Motherwort is shown to improve the functional state of the nervous system (central, vegetative), heart and blood vessels under various pathological conditions, which include:
Neurotic (astenovnevroticheskie) disorders which are accompanied by hyperexcitability of the nervous system, emotional lability (rapid change of mood in a short period of time), light sleep disorders, insomnia, manifested.
Hypertension (high blood pressure for a long period) during the initial stages of the pathologic process.
Hyperthyroidism (increased functional activity of the thyroid gland), accompanied by increased blood pressure and tachycardia (increased heart rate).
Vegetovascular (neurocirculatory) dystonia, preferably at hyperkinetic with increased functional activity of the autonomic nervous system.
Climacteric syndrome in women in the period of extinction of the functional activity of the gonads, accompanied by neurotic disorders.
Also, the drug can be used as a symptomatic therapy for various pathological conditions characterized by changes in the functional activity of the nervous and cardiovascular system.Contraindications for use
Absolute contraindication to medical use of the tincture of Motherwort is hypersensitivity or intolerance to any of the components of the drug.
Dosage and route of administration
Motherwort tincture is intended for oral (oral) use. The average recommended therapeutic dosage is 30-50 drops of tincture, diluted in ½ cup of water 3-4 times a day before receiving a therapeutic effect. Children under the age of 12 years, the dosage of the drug is calculated based on the 1 drop of tincture for 1 year of life. If necessary, the dosage, the frequency of administration, and the duration of therapy for the tincture of the Motherwort can be determined by the physician individually.
In general, the tincture of Motherwort is well tolerated. Sometimes, against the background of taking the drug, it is possible to develop allergic reactions accompanied by redness (hyperemia) of the skin, the appearance of a rash on it and itching. Such negative reactions often develop in people with concomitant individual intolerance to any of the components of the drug. In this case, you should stop taking the tincture and always consult a doctor.
To prevent the development of complications, as well as to obtain the maximum therapeutic effect from taking the tincture of Motherwort, it is necessary to carefully read the instructions to the drug. There are several specific indications regarding the use of the drug, which include:
Tincture of motherwort as an extractant contains 70% alcohol solution, which should be taken into account during admission to patients with concomitant alcohol dependence.
Since the drug contains alcohol and has a sedative effect, it can reduce the speed of psychomotor reactions, as well as the ability to concentrate. Therefore, against the background of its use is not recommended to perform a potentially dangerous job, which requires sufficient concentration of attention.
Sufficient sedative effect in the treatment of neurosis is not achieved immediately, but 3 weeks after the start of the course of treatment with the drug.
Tincture Motherwort enhances the therapeutic effect of hypnotic, sedative drugs and analgesics.
The drug is compatible with cardiac drugs.
The use of the drug for pregnant and lactating women is possible only according to strict medical indications and the appropriate doctor's prescription.
In the pharmacy network the tincture of the Motherwort is released without a prescription. If there are any negative reactions against the background of taking the drug, questions or doubts, you should always consult a doctor.
If the recommended therapeutic dose is exceeded, it is possible to develop reactions in the form of individual intolerance or allergy. In this case, the drug should be discontinued and seek qualified help.
Tincture of Motherwort analogues
Similar in composition and therapeutic effect for the tincture of the motherwort are extracts of the Motherwort extract, the herb of the Motherwort.
Terms and conditions of storage
Shelf life is 2 years from the date of manufacture. It should be stored in the original factory packaging, dark, out of reach of children at an air temperature of +8 to +15 ° C.