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APPLICATIONS AND DOSAGE.

AGERATUM CONYZOIDES - BILLY GOAT WEED.
(100 % billy goat weed herbs)

Ageratum tincture:

Ageratum conyzoides contains many bio-active compounds (including flavonoids, alkaloids, cumarins, chromenes, terpenoids and tannins.
It is used in traditional medicine in Surinam.
An infusion is prepared from the leaves or the entire plant and applied to treat colic, colds and fevers, diarrhea, rheumatism, spasms, and also as a tonic.
Recommended for burns and wounds; also used for its antibacterial properties, for many infectious conditions and bacterial infections.


Overview:

Phytochemicals:
Ageratum conyzoides contains many bio-active compounds, including flavonoids, alkaloids, cumarins, chromenes, terpenoids and tannins.
6,7-dimethoxy-2,2-dimethylchromene, 6-demetoxyageratochromene, 6-vinyl-demethoxy-ageratochromene, ageratochromene, alpha-cubebene, alpha-pinene, alpha-terpinene, beta-caryophyllene, beta-cubebene, beta-elemene, beta-farnesene, beta-myrcene, beta-pinene, beta-selinene, beta-sitosterol, cadinene, caryophyllene-oxide, conyzorigin, coumarin, dotriacontene, endo-borneol, endo-bornyl-acetate, ethyl-eugenol, ethyl-vanillin, farnesol, friedelin, HCN, hexadecenoic-acid, kaempferol, kaempferol-3,7-diglucoside, kaempferol-3-o-rhamnosylglucoside, linoleic-acid, quercetin, quercetin-3,7-diglucoside, and quercetin-3-o-rhamnosylglucoside


Applications:
It is used in traditional medicine in Surinam. An infusion is prepared from the leaves or the entire plant and applied to treat colic, colds and fevers, diarrhea, rheumatism, spasms, and also as a tonic.
Recommended for burns and wounds; also used for its antibacterial properties, for many infectious conditions and bacterial infections. Arthrosis


Dosage:
Tincture: 1 -3 ml. daily (1 3 full droppers)
Infusion: 1 2 cups daily


References:
A comparative study of the wound healing properties of honey and Ageratum conyzoides.

Oladejo OW, Imosemi IO, Osuagwu FC, Oyedele OO, Oluwadara OO, Ekpo OE, Aiku A, Adewoyin O, Akang EE.

Evaluation of the radioprotective effect of Ageratum conyzoides Linn. extract in mice exposed to different doses of gamma radiation.

Jagetia GC, Shirwaikar A, Rao SK, Bhilegaonkar PM. Ageratum conyzoides L. (Asteraceae). Okunade AL.

Effects of the water soluble fraction from leaves of Ageratum conyzoides on smooth muscle. Silva MJ, Capaz FR, Vale MR
.
Department of Biology, Center of Sciences, Federal University of Ceara (UFC), Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil.

Antiinflammatory and chronic toxicity study of the leaves of Ageratum conyzoides L. in rats.

Moura AC, Silva EL, Fraga MC, Wanderley AG, Afiatpour P, Maia MB.


Laboratory of Natural Products, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology. Federal University of Pernambuco, Cidade Universitaria, CEP 50.000, Recife-PE, Brazil.

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