Currently a new medicinal plant popularized by the Austrian herbalist Maria Treben through its health of the pharmacy of the Lord book is becoming the most used and effective medicinal herb. We refer to the Fireweed of small flower and specifically to the species Epilobium Parviflorum. Scientific study recent proven the pharmacological action of this valuable plant that contains a significant amount of Polyphenolic compounds, among which stand out the flavoneides. Epilobium Parviflorum is the variety of Fireweed that contains more active principles for the proper treatment of the prostate. This medicinal plant native to Central Europe is cultivated organically in Uruguay with the maximum guarantees.
Harvesting is done at the time of flowering or seeding when the plant presents the greatest concentration of active principles and the drying is done quickly to preserve the highest quality of grass. Oenoteina Ellagitannins and more specifically the B, presented an action antiademosa prostate, by inhibiting the 5 alfareductasa and aromatase activity, two enzymes involved in the etiology of benign prostate hyperplasia. The tannins present in addition an astringent action (SCAR). The anti-inflammatory action is due to the miricetin 3-0-beta-D-glucuronide to experimentally introduced a powerful antiphlogistic action (more than ten times higher than indomethacin) and inhibitory of the synthesis of prostaglandins (comparable to the indomethacin). Other studies of the fluid extract of Fireweed presented an antitumor action in vivo as an increase in nonspecific defenses, an antibacterial, antiviral action and an important antioxidant capacity. The decrease in the values of the prostatic Antigen in patients carrying out treatment with Fireweed is accompanied by the decrease of the size of the prostate and the gradual disappearance of symptoms previously described. At the moment there are two presentations a it is the herb to prepare infusions and tincture which is a hydro alcoholic of Fireweed or fitoextracto solution.
The Epilobioen form of grass is prepared in the form of infusion, placing a bag of tea or a TSP. of Fireweed to which water is added to boiling in a large cup (250 cc) Take two cups a day, one in fasting and another half hour before dinner. To be effective, treatment should be continued for a period of six months. The Fireweed in the form of tincture or fitoextracto is taken preventively 5 ml once a day dissolved in a little water in a curative way 5 ml in the morning and 5 ml in the evening dissolved in a little water. Specialists of the Uruguayan company herbal pharmacy of the Lord is currently a clinical study with Fireweed extract with the participation of 60 patients at a public hospital in Uruguay, with the aim of offering shortly a new presentation of Fireweed in capsules. Use traditional of the Fireweed hypertrophy prostatic Benign, Prostatitis, impotence caused by prostatitis and as an adjuvant in kidney and bladder infections, reducing levels of the prostate Antigen.