Espinheira Santa Herbarium
Maytenus ilicifolia 380 mg
45 hard capsules
- Treatment of poor digestion, supporting the treatment of stomach ulcer and duodenum and assist in the treatment of gastritis.
- Regulates stomach functions and promotes the protection of the gastric mucosa.
Herbarium Espinheira Santa – Maytenus ilicifolia 380 mg. INDICATIONS: Indicated in the treatment of poor digestion and as an adjunct in the treatment of stomach ulcer and duodenum. CONTRAINDICATIONS: Pregnancy, lactation and under 12 years old. WARNINGS: Patients with a history of hypersensitivity and allergy to any of the components of the formula should not make use of the product. MS: 1.1860.0043. ESPINHEIRA SANTA HERBARIUM IS A DRUG. ITS USE MAY BRING RISKS. SEEK MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL ADVICE. READ PACKAGE INSERT.
Maytenus ilicifolia | This species is found as a small tree or large shrub, with a dense, rounded crown, native of high altitude regions of southern Brazil, with shiny leathery leaves and margins provided with little stiff thorns; Its flowers are small and yellowish in color and its fruits, in the form of oblong capsules, dehiscent in red color, containing 1-2 seeds of black color¹. Espinheira Santa became known in the medical world in 1922 when Professor Aluízio Franca of the Paraná Medical School reported its success in treating ulcers.²
References: 1 – Lorenzi H & Matos FJA. Plantas Medicinais no Brasil Nativas e Exóticas. Nova Odessa: Instituto Plantarum, 2002. 512p. 2 – Steenbock W. Fundamentos para o manejo de populações naturais de espinheira-santa, Maytenus ilicifolia Mart. ex Reiss. (Celastraceae). Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. Florianópolis. Brazil 2003.