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The description is actual on 12.01.2015

  • Latin name: Cortex Frangulae
  • ATH code: A06AX
  • Active ingredient: Buckthorns olkhovidny bark (Rhamni frangulae cortex)
  • Producer: PHYTO-EM agrarian and industrial firm (Russia)


The vegetable raw materials buckthorn bark in the form of powder are a part of means.

Release form

Medicine is made in the form of tablets which are covered by a cover, they are packed on 50 pieces into a plastic bottle.

Also the raw materials of dark brown color containing pieces of bark of a different form are issued. Has a slight smell, a little bitter taste. These raw materials are packaged in packagings on 50 and 75 grams.

The raw materials are also issued in the filter packages which are packaged in cardboard packagings on 10 and 20 pieces.

Liquid extract of a buckthorn contains in glass bottles on 25 ml and 50 ml.

Pharmacological action

Medicinal properties of bark of a buckthorn are known long since: she acts as laxative thanks to existence in structure of antraglikozid which irritate receptors mucous a large intestine.

Кора крушины

The buckthorn fragile (other names — a buckthorn olkhovidny, a buckthorn fragile Fayn a line) is a bush which draws are covered by grayish bark. Later bark becomes brown-black. On tops of branches of a plant there are direct prickles, the plant blossoms in the greenish-yellow flowers. In more detail features can be considered on a photo of a buckthorn fragile.

Practically all parts of this plant – bark, fruits, leaves – contain antraglikozida and other biologically active components.

Bark possesses some properties which need to be considered. So, use of bark of a buckthorn is possible only one year later after its collecting. Bark, fresh at reception, at the patient nausea, vomiting, headaches can develop. Besides fresh bark can provoke serious injury of a mucous membrane of a stomach.

Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

After drug was accepted patients, the expressed laxative influence is observed in 8-12 hours after administration of drug.

Indications to use

The buckthorn laxative is appointed to those people who suffer from a chronic lock.

Drug use also practices at frustration which are shown at a climax. In traditional medicine raw materials it is also applied at the hypostases connected with diseases of kidneys and hearts at diseases of skin and gout.

Contraindications on buckthorn bark

Contraindications are defined on use of this medicine the following:

  • high sensitivity to means;
  • the locks connected with an endocrine and neurogenic origin;
  • intestinal impassability;
  • spastic locks;
  • metrorrhagia;
  • syndrome of an acute abdomen;
  • colitis, enteritis, appendicitis;
  • acute fever.

It is not applied at pregnancy, during a lactation, it is not appointed to children till 12 flyings.

Side effects

At use can provoke allergic manifestations (rash on skin), and also feeling of discomfort in a stomach (pain nausea, meteorism symptoms).

The instruction on buckthorn bark (A way and a dosage)

Drug in bags is used as follows: three the filter package needs to be placed in capacity and to fill in 100 ml of boiled water. Drink for 15 minutes is drawn, at the same time from time to time it is necessary to press on bags a spoon and to wring out them. The received solution needs to be brought boiled water to 100 ml.

Inside it is necessary to accept on a half-glass, in a warm look. Treatment continues for 2-3 weeks.

Broth of bark is prepared, filling in one tablespoon of bark with a glass of water. Further this mix should be boiled for 20 minutes. After filtering broth is accepted on a half-glass in the morning and in the evening. The recipe how to prepare buckthorn bark broth on Latin, contains similar recommendations.

It is necessary to take a pill before going to bed on 1 or 2 pieces, depending on recommendations of the doctor.

Extract is accepted till 20-40 drops in the evening, other scheme of treatment is possible on doctor's orders.


At overdose display of nausea and vomiting, kolikoobrazny abdominal pains, diarrheas is possible. In that case the symptomatic treatment of such manifestations practices.


Wikipedia does not provide data on interaction of this means with other drugs.

Terms of sale

All forms of release of this medicine can be got without recipe of the doctor.

Storage conditions

It is necessary to store in the dry place, to protect from children. Ready infusion can be stored no more than two days.

Period of validity

Period of storage of raw materials — 5 years. After the expiration of this term it is impossible to apply medicine.

Special instructions

If any of forms drug is used by the patient throughout a long time, development of effect of accustoming is probable. As a result, weakening of laxative action or its total absence is possible. It is desirable to alternate in the course of long treatment reception of this means to other laxative drugs.

At treatment urine can become yellow. In that case drug withdrawal is not required.


Coincidence on the ATH code of the 4th level:

Analogs are the following drugs: buckthorn syrup, buckthorn extract liquid and dry, buckthorn extract tablets. What drug to prefer, the specialist has to recommend.


  • Buckthorn bark 2.5g No. 20 Viol
  • Buckthorn bark 2.5g No. 20 Viol
  • Buckthorn bark 2.5g No. 20 Viol
Section: Gastrointestinal
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Education: "Pharmacy" graduated from the Rovno state basic medical college majoring in. Graduated from the Vinnytsia state medical university of M. I. Pirogov and internship on its base.

Experience: From 2003 to 2013 – worked at positions of the pharmacist and manager of a pharmaceutical booth. It is awarded by diplomas and distinctions for long-term and honest work. Articles on medical subject were published in local editions (newspaper) and on various Internet portals.

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