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  Krameria Grayi Rose and Painter
 
Scientific Name  Krameria Grayi Rose and Painter
Family Name  Krameriaceae
Common Name  Rhatany, White Rhatany, Cosagui
Photo link  http://www.swsbm.com/Images/H-L/Krameria_grayi.jpg
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Orally used for gastroenteritis and for angina. Topically Krameria is an astringent used for inflammation of the oral and pharyngeal mucosa (NMCD; http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=382&brand_id=, accessed 4/27/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Cold infusion.
Phytochemistry  Tannins, particularly proanthocyanidin (NMCD accessed 4/27/04).
Potential Adverse  Effects  May cause digestive discomfort; allergic reactions have been noted (NMCD accessed 4/27/04).
Potential Medication  Interactions  High tannin content of Krameria could cause precipitation of some drugs (NMCD accessed 4/27/04).
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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