Pharmacognosy - medicinal plants (herbs)
Pharmacognosy - medicinal plants (herbs)

Antispasmodic. Natural spasmolytics

Plants with antispasmodic activity

Examples of plants with antispasmodic drug. Click on any to see more details of its contents and properties. 

 

This section is constantly updated proportionally to new publications of the section: medicinal plants

Basil - Medicinal plants

Basil

Branched erect herb 30-60 cm tall, elliptic leaf, ovate, oblong, a bit dentated or entire, inflorescence 20 cm long, corolla 4-5 cm long...

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Basil

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Chamomile - Medicinal plants

Chamomile

Herb erect, little branched, with erect stems about 50 cm tall. Leaves sessile finely divided. Very fragrant flowerheads, located at the end of the branches, with the central part hollow and in deep yellow...

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Chamomile

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Coriander - Medicinal plants

Coriander

The Coriander or Cilantro is an annual herb of the family Apiaceae (called Umbelliferae). Have straight stems, compound leaves, white flowers and aromatic fruits...

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Coriander

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Ginger - Medicinal plants

Ginger

Ginger is a herbaceous plant up to 90 cm with horizontal rhizome, leaves linear - lanceolate 18-28 cm long, sessile, acuminate. Peduncle of 15 to 25 cm; ellipsoid spikes of 4 to 6 cm...

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Ginger

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Hibiscus - Medicinal plants

Hibiscus

The Hibiscus have alternate leaves, simple, ovate to lanceolate, often with serrated or lobed margin. The flowers are long, conspicuous, trumpet-shaped, with five petals, in shades of white to pink, red, purple or yellow, of 4-15 cm size...

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Hibiscus

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Laurel - Medicinal plants

Laurel (bay laurel)

The Bay Laurel is a small sized tree of the Lauraceae family. It not exceeds the height of 10 m. It has lanceolate hard leaves, dark green color, between 7 and 12 cm long...

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Laurel

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Mint - Herbs

Mint

Mint is a perennial herb, creeping, with angular branches, glabrous or slightly pubescent, leaves opposite, oblong, rough surface and serrated margin, shortly petiolate...

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Mint

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Oregano - Medicinal plants

Oregano

High herb with fleshy leaves, hairy and angled stem used as a condiment and as an ornamental plant. It is native to tropical Asia...

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Oregano

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Parsley - Medicinal plants

Parsley

biennial herb up to 80 cm long, hairless, with thin stems and triangular outline leaves two to three times pinnate, the upper leaves have entire leaflets and the basal ones serrated or toothed....

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Parsley

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Turmeric - Medicinal plants

Passiflora or Passion flower

The Passion flower is a plant with a permanent woody stem that can reach up to 10 m. The axillary pedicle grows to 8 cm and holds only a flower. Flowers are lined with a diameter of 5 to 9 cm. The five sepals are gray on the outside and white inside...

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Passiflora

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Calendula officinalis - Medicinal plants

Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis)

The Calendula officinalis is an annual herbaceous plant 30-60 cm tall, simple leaves, sessile, mostly oblanceolate, hairy, chartaceous, initially grouped and subsequently arranged alternately along the stems that support in its ends the floral buds...

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Pot Marigold

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Saffron - Medicinal plants

Saffron

Saffron is a herbaceous, bulbous plant from the Iridaceae family. It has long, linear green leaves forming tufts. The parts used are the stigmas and styles terminations...

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Saffron

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Coriander - Medicinal plants

Thyme

Thyme is a perennial shrub from to the Labiatae family that reaches about 15-30 cm tall. It´s bushy with small leaves shaped ovate to lanceolate, in these leaves there´re tiny hollows stuffed with a drop of essence...

 

Plants with antispasmodic action - Thyme

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

Turmeric - Medicinal plants

Turmeric

Turmeric is a perennial herb with aromatic rhizomes bright yellow color in the inside, is used as a seasoning (curry) and is attributed anticancer properties...

  

Plants with antispasmodic action - Turmeric

Medicinal plants with substances that act against muscle spasms

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