Useful and therapeutic properties of Sophora tolstoplodnoy
Perennial herb 30-60 cm tall, the legume family.Stems usually branched from the base, abundantly leafy imparipinnate leaves.The root system is powerful, deep-seated.Flowers are white, with a yellowish tinge, collected in narrow strips prominent apical brush.Fruits - brown beans, nonproliferation-overlap, short, with Just noticeable constriction in the middle, brown seeds, with a rounded hem, 5-6 mm long and 4-5 mm wide.Blossoms in April-May, fruiting in June-July.
grows on loess and sandy soils in deserts and foothills of Central Asia, it is a dangerous weed in wheat fields.
Medical raw material is a herb before flowering.In the grass contains 3% alkaloid pahikarpin;seeds contain sofokarpin and matrine.With the aim of industrial harvest grass before flowering, blooming and fades from which the pahikarpin.
pahikarpin used for peripheral vascular spasms, in particular when endarteritis, including sclerotic forms.Assign inside of 0.05-0.1 g 2-3 times a day for 3-6 weeks.The course of treatment can be rep
pahikarpin Positive results were also observed when myopathies: patients increase strength and range of motion, there tendon reflexes.The therapeutic effect usually occurs 10-12 days after the start of treatment.In myopathies pahikarpin designate the interior of 0.1 g 2-3 times a day for 40-50 days.If necessary, repeat the treatment after 1 to 3 months.
When using pahikarpin possible side effects in the form of pain in the heart.
pahikarpin not recommended for liver, kidney, feverish diseases, cardiac disorders, angina, pregnancy.