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

Herbal diuretics

Diuretic Plants

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

 

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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...

 

Herbal diureticsBasil

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

Chilli pepper - Medicinal plants

Chilli pepper

Hairless, branched shrub, up to over 1 m in height, sometimes tomentose. The fruit is shaped berry, globose or ellipsoid, spicy and red when ripe, 5 to 10 mm long. Perennial plant is present almost all year...

 

Herbal diuretics - Chilli pepper

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

Coffee - Medicinal plants

Coffee

Coffee is a shrub or small tree of 1-7 meters height. Opposite leaves, bright, mostly oblong, with prominent veins on both sides. Fragrant white flowers in tight clusters located in the leaf axils...

Herbal diuretics - Coffee

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

Chilli pepper - Medicinal plants

Dandelion

Acaulescent herbaceous, vivacious, from the Compositae family, has a long tap-root, highly variable plant, perennial up to 40 cm high. The parts used are the leaves and the dried root harvested before flowering...

 

Herbal diuretics - Dandelion

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

Eggplant

Eggplant

Annual, thorny and pubescent herb. With erect stalks, branched, thorny or unarmed stems, stellate, pubescent with ovate, pointed leaves. The part used is the fruit...

 

Herbal diuretics - Eggplant

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

Garlic - Medicinal Herbs

Garlic

Garlic is an annual herb native to Central Asia but its widespread use as a condiment and medicinal properties, is cultivated in almost all continents.

 

Herbal diureticsGarlic

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

Lemon - Medicinal plants

Lemon

The lemon is a small tree with irregular branches armed with thick spines, stiff and sharp. Leaves of 5 to 7.5 cm long. White flowers 2 cm long. Fruit round from 3 to 6 cm, greenish yellow, with plenty of acid pulp, small white seeds shaped oval...

 

Herbal diureticsLemon

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

Stevia - Medicinal plants

Mallow (Malva)

Mallow is a herbaceous biennial and perennial up to 1.5 m high. Its stem is very hairy and woody. The root is fusiform. The flowers are pink or purple with darker purple veins. The fruit, which is disc-shaped, decomposes after ripening...

 

Herbal diureticsMallow

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

Onion - Medicinal plants

Onion

The onion is a geophytewith spherical bulbsvarying size and color depending on the cropIts leaves are lanceolate, with way of rods and white flowers clustered at the ends protruding on the rosette of leaves...

 

Herbal diureticsOnion

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

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...

 

Herbal diureticsOregano

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

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....

 

Herbal diureticsParsley

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

Pineapple - Medicinal plants

Pineapple

The pineapple is a plant of the family of Bromeleaceas. It has long leaves up to a meter, spiny and fleshy. The fruit is divided into sections with a crown that characterizes it...

 

Herbal diuretics - Pineapple

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

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...

 

Herbal diuretics - Pot Marigold

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

Pumpkin - Medicinal plants

Pumpkin

Pumpkin is an annual plant with short cycle grown commonly in the tropics between March and June. It is known from antiquity whose origins are lost in time...

 

Herbal diureticsPumpkin

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

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...

 

Herbal diureticsThyme

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

white lily - Medicinal plants

White Lily

Herbaceous plant with a scaly bulb, big and white. It has a bulbous underground stem and another aerial herbaceous stem coated with leaves, few leaves are widespread and others erect, lanceolate shaped, and sparsely undulating in the edges...

 

Herbal diureticsWhite lily

Plants that increase diuresis or secretion and discharge of urine

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