Patrinia sibirica

A low plant up to 25 cm high. Stems with two longitudinal lines, consisting of long delicate hairs, with opposite paired pinnately dissected leaves, with inflorescences of bright yellow flowers. The fruits are fluffy.

Medicinal raw materials are roots and rhizomes. Chemically, patrinia has been poorly studied. Roots and rhizomes contain alkaloids, essential oils, organic acids, sugars, tannins, saponins.

In scientific medicine, the sedative effect of patrinia is used. Since 1949, it has been used as a substitute for valerian officinalis. In terms of the strength of the sedative effect and the regulating effect on cardiac activity, it is significantly superior to valerian. Assign 15-20 drops per reception with increased excitability, heart neurosis, insomnia.

In folk medicine, it has long been used for headaches, suffocation, jaundice, scrofula in babies.

In Tibetan medicine, it is used for pulmonary tuberculosis, malaria, gastroenteritis, hepatic colic.


Tincture: 20%; 15-20 drops per reception.

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