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Active substance: Eucalypti folium

Type: Phytomedication with antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory action

Manufacturer: Pharmaceutical Factory of St. Petersburg (Russia)
Description of the active substance:
This information is a reference and it is not enough that the drug has been prescribed by a doctor ..

Means of plant origin.
Water and alcohol extracts from eucalyptus leaves show bactericidal, antiviral, fungicidal, antiprotozoal and anti-inflammatory effects. The degree of their expression depends on the content of essential oil (0.3-4.5%).
The activity of the main component of the essential oil of cineol (65-85%) potentiates pinenes, myrtenol, tannins (up to 6%).
When administered orally and in inhalations, eucalyptus preparations cause expectorant, mucolytic and bronchodilator effects, and when applied to the skin, astringent, antiexudative, antipruritic, anesthetic, and at higher concentrations, local irritating effect. Infusion of eucalyptus leaves, due to essential oil and a small amount of bitterness, increases the secretion of digestive glands, improves digestion. When used in the form of a tincture, a sedative effect due to the aldehyde of isovaleric acid is manifested.
Chlorophyllipt, containing a mixture of chlorophylls from the leaves of eucalyptus, has antimicrobial, especially antistaphylococcal, activity, stimulates regeneration processes.
Components of essential oil, together with organic acids, tannins and trace elements, manganese, zinc, selenium increase the resistance of tissues to hypoxia of various genesis.
Primarily in the combination therapy for acute and chronic infectious and inflammatory diseases of various locations: rhinitis, stomatitis, gingivitis, laryngitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, hypoxecretory gastritis, enterocolitis, dysbacteriosis, cholecystitis, pyelonephritis, vaginitis, colpitis, cervical erosion, burns, dermatitis , radiculitis, neuritis, myositis, trophic ulcers, neurosis, mild insomnia, osteochondrosis.

Preparations containing eucalyptus leaves are applied orally, externally, topically, by inhalation, by intracavitary administration.
The dose, frequency and duration of application are set individually, depending on the indications and the dosage form used.
Possible: allergic reactions to essential oil components and chlorophyllipt;
when ingested in high doses - nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle spasms; with frequent and / or prolonged inhalation use - dryness of the mucous membranes of the respiratory system.
Hypersensitivity to essential oil components and chlorophyllipt.
Atrophy of the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract.
With caution apply with increased secretion of digestive glands.
Do not let eucalyptus (especially tincture, eucalyptus oil, chlorophyllipt) enter the eyes. Before the start of treatment, it is necessary to check the sensitivity of the patient to the plant. To do this, give the patient to drink a tablespoon of infusion, 10 drops of tincture or 25 drops of 1% alcohol solution of chlorophyllipt in 1 tablespoon of water. If there are no allergic reactions in 6-8 hours, you can prescribe course treatment.Intolerance can indicate a negative attitude of the patient to the smell of eucalyptus.
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