||Folk uses include as an astringent, tonifier of the small intestine (Moore 1993); related species have been used to treat pharyngitis, bacterial infection, and intestinal bleeding (NCDB:http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=589&brand_id=,accessed 3/28/04).
|Formulations used by Informants
||Commercial preparation-cold infusion (Quinoa).
||Numerous compounds including alnatannol, alnicortol and derivatives (3 and 9- ketones), alnusdiol, alnuserol, alnusnin (several derivatives), alnustic acid, aloe emodin dianthrone, heptanediol (several derivatives), heptanol (several derivatives), digalloyl glycosides (i.e. pyranose and glucose derivatives), dihydroxybenzoic acid, dammarenes, several flavanones (methyl ether derivatives), several dammarane derivatives, gingerenone A, di-O-de-Me, glutinen derivatives, hannokinol derivatives, palmidin, pedunculagin, rugosin, taraxeren (Chapman and Hall/ CRC, Version 13:1; 1982-2005)
|Potential Adverse Effects
||No clinical adverse effects were found.
|Potential Medication Interactions
||No clinical medication interactions were found.