Spring Adonis - Properties, Indications For Use, Reviews

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Spring Adonis - Properties, Indications For Use, Reviews
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Instructions for use:

  1. 1. Chemical composition
  2. 2. Useful properties
  3. 3. Indications for use
  4. 4. Contraindications
  5. 5. Home remedies
Spring adonis
Spring adonis

Adonis is a herbaceous plant from the genus of buttercups. The plant is of value for medicine due to the glycosides in it. In spring adonis, 25 cardiac glycosides were found that can slow down the heart rate, lengthen diastole, increase the stroke volume, increase systole, and inhibit conduction inside the heart.

Medicinal raw materials are harvested mainly from spring adonis, which is also called adonis, starodubka and yellow flowers.

Chemical composition

In addition to cardiac glycosides, adonis contains vitamin C, alkaloids, tannins, phytosterols, flavonoids.

Beneficial features

Due to the beneficial properties of adonis, its reception has the following effect:

  • Vasodilator;
  • Sedative;
  • Pain reliever;
  • Moderate diuretic;
  • Laxative.

Indications for use

The pharmaceutical industry produces on the basis of adonis tincture and Adonizid tablets, which are prescribed for cardiac neurosis, vegetative vascular dystonia, infections accompanied by a weakening of cardiac function, renal diseases complicated by heart failure.

Tincture of Adonizid is prescribed to take 15-20 drops three times a day. Adonizid tablets are taken two or three times a day, 1 piece.

Adonis bromine is available in tablet form. This drug belongs to the group of cardiovascular drugs. It has the ability to influence diastole, produces a slight diuretic effect, has a relaxing effect on the vagus nerve. Therefore, it is recommended as a sedative and to improve blood flow. It is prescribed for vegetative-vascular dystonia in order to alleviate the condition, as well as in the case of neuroses and other similar diseases.

Spring adonis is included in Traskov's medicine (anti-asthma drug) and Bekhterev's medicine (in combination with codeine and sodium bromide). Take them three times a day for a tablespoon.

Due to the medicinal properties of adonis, its use for typhoid, scarlet fever and influenza also gives good results.


The use of adonis vernalis is excluded when:

  • Hypertension,
  • Bradycardia;
  • Increased blood clotting;
  • Atrioventricular heart block;
  • Gastrointestinal ulcers.

It is contraindicated in children under three years of age.

It is categorically impossible to use medicines based on this plant for pregnant women, as this can provoke a miscarriage.

Given the poisonous properties of adonis, its use without a doctor's prescription is highly discouraged.

Home remedies from adonis

Leaves, stems, unripe fruits and flowers of adonis are used as medicinal raw materials. They are collected from April to May. The cut grass together with the flowers are dried for a start in a ventilated room or simply in the air. The drying temperature is 50-60 ° C, it is believed that it is with this thermal regime that the beneficial substances contained in the plant are better preserved. During the drying process, the grass must be mixed periodically.

During harvesting and storage, it should be borne in mind that both the stems and flowers of adonis are poisonous, therefore, the accepted safety rules should be observed. They must be stored separately from other harvested herbs, marking with the appropriate mark.

Homemade medicines from adonis are made according to the following recipes:

  • Water infusion. 6-10 g of dry raw materials are poured into 200 ml of boiling water, and defended. Use to activate the cardiovascular system, three times a day, 1 tablespoon. With long-term treatment, the volume of raw materials must be reduced to 3-4 g per 200 ml of boiling water. Drink the entire infusion within 24 hours. In some cases, it is also prescribed for children, but one teaspoon three times a day;
  • Broth. One tablespoon of chopped herbs is steeped in 400 ml of purified water for 5 minutes. It is used to relieve increased intraocular pressure, overexcitation, epileptic seizures and to regulate sleep. The therapy regimen is one tablespoon of the decoction once an hour during waking hours. When making a drink, it is recommended to add nettle and valerian.

Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!