Eleutherococcus. Contraindications. Overdose
Eleutherococcus has long been known as a healingplant, but in Russia it was applied relatively recently. Its medicinal properties are recognized not only by folk medicine men, but also by official medicine. The real storehouse of microelements useful to the human body is eleutherococcus. Contraindications must be taken into account.
In our country, theeast: In the Amur Region, Khabarovsk Territory, in the south of Sakhalin. Eleutherococcus spiny is a shrubby plant belonging to the Araliev family. By its qualities, it is similar to ginseng, for which it was called "Siberian ginseng."
The use of eleutherococcus is truly unlimited,thanks to its chemical composition. In medicine, the roots of the plant, which are harvested late in the autumn, are especially appreciated. It is produced in the form of alcohol extract, tincture and tablets. All forms of medicine have absolutely the same effect. In addition to undeniable benefits, eleutherococcus contraindications also has.
Eleutherococcus is prescribed in the same cases as ginseng. It is a unique drug, like most adaptogens, which have a stimulating and tonic effect.
Preparations from plant roots are excitingact on the central nervous system, improve the reflex-motor function, mental performance, motor activity, increase appetite and visual acuity, lower blood sugar, strengthen the body's resistance to external influences, stimulate metabolism, relieve nervous tension, give courage, resist stress, strengthen immunity.
Healing plants, including eleutherococcus, can not be called medicines to the fullest. They are taken as an addition to the basic medical or surgical treatment.
The alcohol extract of a plant is most often used,which is sold in pharmacies. There is an impressive list of diseases and ailments in which eleutherococcus is used. Contraindications should be studied before taking.
Eleutherococcus acts as a tonic andstimulating agent with reduced efficiency, fatigue, overwork. Assign the drug under stress, various neuroses, low blood pressure. Eleutherococcus is indicated for the prevention of diseases in workers in harmful industries, with chronic lung diseases, after severe illnesses leading to exhaustion, during rehabilitation after severe procedures. Apply the remedy for obesity, impotence, diabetes, gynecological diseases, pathological menopause.
Take the drug from the plant in the morning and daytime in one to three meals. Duration of administration and dosage are determined by the attending physician.
I must say that eleutherococcus, contraindications to the use of which exist, can not be used uncontrollably. Take this medication only if prescribed by a doctor.
If you have problems sleeping, do not drink Eleutherococcus in the afternoon. People suffering from chronic insomnia, it is not recommended to drink this medicine at all.
You can not take eleutherococcus women waiting for a baby, and nursing mothers.
It is forbidden to give it to children under the age of 12 years.
Do not take this medication during menstruation.
Contraindicated eleutherococcus atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction, hypertension, mental disorders, acute infections, elevated temperature.
It should be abandoned in case of individual intolerance or hypersensitivity to the drug.
Do not advise to be treated eleutherococcus in the summer, especially in hot weather.
It is necessary to refrain from taking the medication with nervous excitement.
What side effects does eleutherococcus cause? Overdose is the main cause of the following effects.
The drug causes insomnia, if taken in the evening or at night. It can cause diarrhea, malfunction of the menstrual cycle, anxiety, increased irritability.
It should be caution to drink Eleutherococcus simultaneously with other drugs. Before taking it, you need to consult your doctor.